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Fondue lauded by Time Out New York and made from five-year cheddar and cave-aged swiss drips from bits of salami, apple, and baguette

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Promotional value expires Jan 16, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person. Limit 1 per table, 2 per tables of 6 or more. Dine-in only. Valid for up to two people only. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Fondue is a ubiquitous staple of Swiss culture, matched only by neutrality, multiuse pocketknives, and the world's most easy-to-draw cheese. Go for a dip with this Groupon.

$8 for Cheese Fondue for Up to Two ($16 Value)

Bits of baguette, apple, and salami plunge into a fondue churning with five-year cheddar and cave-aged swiss cheese. This signature dish, praised by Time Out New York, typically sates two appetites.

Stinky Bklyn

"I feel a little like a detective," reveals Luke Johnson, overseer of the cheese cave at Stinky Bklyn, to the New York Times. He continues, "I…try to steer people toward something new. If they say they don't like goat, I really push the goat because people don't realize there are so many varieties." And push they do. Staff members pass indulgent segments of their carefully aged cheeses, offering approachable wisdom to novices and a wide-ranging selection for aficionados. The charming Smith Street institution has opened a new location between Baltic and Butler, with fridges and pantries stocked with international morsels such as chocolates, oils, vinegars, and beer, as well as an impressive ham bar.

Visitors can request a peak at the temperature- and humidity-controlled cheese cave, where Luke and staff nurture each wheel through distinct aging processes. Cheeses dwell within the cavern for anywhere from a few days to a few years, undergoing washing, soaking in beer or brine, and the opportunity to view culturally enriching cave paintings. Owners Patrick Watson, Michele Pravda, and Chris Remy also added a green garden and patio behind the shop, providing an ideal place for tastings or a peaceful spot for enjoying one of the shop's artisan sandwiches.

Customer Reviews

The food is great, the wine selection is large and the service is very nice!
Clemence S. · January 30, 2013
Delicious! Great service! Thank you...
Miriam · January 26, 2013
The service was great and the cocktails and fondue were delicious! I will definitely be going back with friends in the near future.
Karen S. · January 20, 2013
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    Brooklyn, New York 11231


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