Homemade cheese is showing up at restaurants around the country.

By Chelsea Morse
Updated May 24, 2017
© Galdones Photography/Harvest

A commitment to dairy is raising restaurants' DIY game.

Cream cheese: A base for strawberry sherbet and pistachio cake (above) at Harvest in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Mozzarella: Hand-pulled, it tops pies at Tony's Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco.

American cheese: Comes melted over the marrow-infused burger at Chicago's The Loyalist.

Ricotta: An accent to cavatelli pasta with fried arugula at Kali in Los Angeles.

Cottage cheese: Served with roasted peaches, mint and honey at The 404 Kitchen in Nashville.

Fromage Blanc: Combined with fresh figs at Tilth in Seattle.