Where to find the best grilled cheese
As parents, when we see grilled cheese on the kids’ menu in restaurants, we often breathe a huge sigh of relief knowing that the establishment is winning the Picky Eater Seal of Approval, which makes dinner acceptable. for our family.
While this simple staple is often associated with children, many Chicagoland restaurants cater to adults by taking the concept of grilled cheese sandwiches and taking them to the next level.
From Texas toast to tomato soup dipping sauces, here are some of our favorite places to whip up your fix of grilled cheese.
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Chicago’s premier grilled cheese restaurant takes grilled cheese seriously. They offer simple sandwiches made on Texas toast and soup versions with options like fried chicken fillets, coleslaw, and pulled pork. We love their homemade sauces the most, which are tomato soup, pesto mayonnaise and ranch.
Everdine Grilled Cheese Company
As if it wasn’t enough to put all the delicious grilled cheese sandwiches on buttery, crispy Texas toast, Everdine also tops their 15+ sandwiches with mac and cheese, buffalo chicken, and a tuna salad. Can’t find the perfect combo? Make your own.
The best grilled cheese in Gayle V
If you’ve ever been to a farmer’s market around town, there’s a good chance you’ve tasted Gayle V’s Grilled Cheese. Now, with a display case in Block 37, patrons can enjoy a selection of fresh farm cheeses (Butterkäse, Swiss, white cheddar) on delicious bread from local bakeries.
Grilled Cheese Society
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This cloud cooking service concept came from Texas and draws inspiration from its roots, with over a dozen sammys including its Signature, which is loaded with pepper Jack cheese, chorizo, queso fresco, roasted jalapenos and red peppers.
Simplicity shines at this West Loop restaurant, which made a name for itself with its childhood grilled cheese sandwich – sourdough bread topped with two kinds of cheese, tomato and avocado. We are also big fans of their little ones.
If you haven’t tried the Munchy M Grilled Cheese Sandwich, your palette is ready to be feasted on. This simple grilled American and cheddar sandwich gets a flavor boost from its extra layers: avocado, crisps, pickled jalapeño, cilantro and southwest mayonnaise.
The fatty shallot
This grilled cheese sandwich is the perfect bite. Enjoy sourdough bread with ooey, gooey Munster cheese, sautéed spinach and caramelized onions. In addition to the Lincoln Park space, there is a second location at the Revival Food Hall. Fans can also take a third solution with The Fat Shallot Food Truck roaming around Chicago.
Mobile grilled cheese restaurant
From Schaumburg to Wheeling, The Toasty Cheese Mobile Eatery delights hungry patrons with its small but tasty menu serving classics like cheddar and American on white bread to handcrafted creations with duck bacon, provolone, spinach and Sicilian cherry tomatoes.
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