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The Cultured & The Cured, a cheese and charcuterie shop in East Sac next to Big Spoon on J street, will open on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

As first reported by the Sac Bee's Chris Macias, the speciality shop will carry more than 100 cheeses and will eventually sell beer, wine, grilled cheeses sandwiches, mac and cheese, etc.

The store will be open Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Cultured & The Cured can be found online at http://culturedandcured.com. You can follow them on Twitter, @Cultured_Cured, or on Facebook.

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