Places ranging from QSRs to diners and bistros offer grilled cheese sandwiches on the menu, but now this nostalgic comfort food is spawning eateries dedicated solely to the iconic sandwich. Here’s a sampling of some melty, gooey signatures.
Melt Bar & Grilled
Mushroom Melt: Garlic portabellas, caramel port onions, provolone; $8.50
Tuscan Moon: Mediterranean cheddar, salami, pesto, mushrooms, olives on marble rye; $6.30
Grilled Cheese & Co.
Crabby Melt: Melted Monterey Jack cheese on top of homemade Crabby Dip loaded with sweet claw crab meat; $7.49
San Francisco, CA
The Classic: Sharp cheddar on potato bread and two tomato basil soup; $8.75
Melt Down Grilled Cheese
North Wales, PA
Brie Melt Sliders: Three sliders with brie and fontina cheeses, fresh Bartlett pears and Dijon mustard on a crusty baguette toasted with honey butter; $6.90