i had a delicious day this weekend, at “the people’s choice awards for grilled cheese sandwiches”, aka the big cheesy. my boyfriend sean works at open house gallery, and invited me to their third annual big cheesy grilled cheese competition. this year featured local sandwich makers, Keith Klein’s Milk Truck, Lucy’s Whey, Melt Shop, Murray’s Cheese Bar, Say Cheese UWS, , Sons of Essex and ‘wichcraft.
melt shop’s sandwich was with cheddar, bacon, cranberry onion chutney on levain bakery bread. my vote went for them, and of course won! 🙂
milk truck’s sandwich was with bacon, cheddar, blue cheese, caramelized onions and McClure’s spicy pickles on a rosemary pullman bread from blue ribbon bakery. i would definitely say they deserved second place.
say cheese’s sandwich was an ode to s’mores with nutella, mascarpone, and graham cracker dust.
murray’s cheese sandwich was with secret 5-cheese blend and a smoky tomato soup.
and below is my boyfriend sean goofing around before counting some votes…