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Best Grilled Cheese

2016 BEST Grilled Cheese

Meltkraft

"Artisan grilled cheese sandwiches" sounds like exactly the kind of stupid thing you’d read about on Goop, Gywneth Paltrow’s insufferable lifestyle site. But look, if you’ve got your own dairy, make your own cheese, and then combine that cheese with things like cranberry chutney, duck fat, barbecue potato chips, brisket or cornichons, you know what you’ve got? An honest-to-God, no-bullshit artisan grilled cheese sandwich that would make Gwyneth’s delicate, pastel-colored and cruelty-free heart explode if she got within 50 feet of it.

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2015 BEST Grilled Cheese

The Classic at Milkhouse

Suburban Station, Philadelphia, PA

Question: Is the sandwich better because of the surprising locale in which we found it served (Suburban Station) … or is its perfect simplicity (country white bread, butter, lots of American cheese) excellent on its own, apart from geographical bias? Answer: Both. Which bodes well for the forthcoming Rittenhouse outpost in the former Matyson space. Read more »

2013 BEST Grilled Cheese

Meltkraft

Reading Terminal Market, 12th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA

You cannot beat grilled cheese made with Valley Shepherd Creamery cheddar. Read more »