Join us every Saturday as we feature a store in the Lake Geneva area! Get the scoop behind the unique shops throughout Walworth County, and find out what makes them stand above the rest.
This week, we interviewed Laura from Brick Street Market in Delavan. Brick Street Market is an adorable cheese shop located on the brick streets of historic downtown Delavan. Their store carries a wide variety of Wisconsin cheeses (and other places too). They also offer in-store dining (think boutique lunch cafe foods – delicious sandwiches, salads, etc) and events throughout the week. Check them out soon – but in the meantime, read more about this hidden gem below:
Q: How did your store get its start?
A: A career change for me (Laura) after my professional association with both the American Cheese Society and the American Dairy Goat Products Association.
Q: What kind of items can we find in your store?
A: CHEESE – and things that go with cheese of course!
Q: What sets you apart from the competition?
A: Our knowledge and commitment to quality and service.
Q: How did you choose the name “Brick Street Market” for your store?
A: Why, we are a market on the Brick Street in historic downtown Delavan of course.
Q: What is your favorite part about being a local business in Delavan?
A: I love the locals, I love the tourists! It’s a big happy family of food lovers!
Q: How long has Brick Street Market been open?
A: Our seventh anniversary is July 4th!
Q: Seven years – congrats! So, I’m guessing you’ll have an anniversary celebration…any other events/specials coming up?
A: Several – June 22 is a pop-up art show featuring local artists, and honoring the Wall Dog artists arriving for the big Wall Dog Meet. On June 23 – we have a Monthly Wine club at 6:30 p.m. On July 4 – we’ll have a 7th Anniversary of Brick Street Market.
Q: Which cheese is the “must have” at your store?
A: Marieke Gouda Black Pepper, Black Truffle, or Bacon – MMMMM.
Q: Do you offer gift wrapping?
A: We offer gift baskets in store. Our cheese boxes can be ‘bowed’ to be prettied up!
Q: Do you ship, and can people order from your store online?
A: We do ship – and yes, go to http://www.brickstreetmarket.com/~shop/main.html
Q: Where (and when) can we find Brick Street Market?
A: We are located currently at the corner of Main and Walworth Ave. We’re open Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday from 10 am – 3 pm, Friday from 9 am – 5:30 pm, and Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm.
Thanks for reading…check back here every Saturday for a NEW “Shop Local Saturday” post, featuring businesses right here in the Lake Geneva area!