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Best Grilled Cheese In The U.S.

Posted: 02/21/2012 2:09 pm

The best grilled cheese sandwich is the gooiest grilled cheese, says Laura Werlin, the James Beard Award-winning cookbook author behind Grilled Cheese, Please! "After you bite into it, the cheese should stretch out past your face as far as your arm will reach. Otherwise, it's just not right."

While it's easy to achieve some level of crunchy, buttery excellence at home, chefs and restaurateurs are creating exceptional grilled cheese sandwiches across the country. Here. Food & Wine names the Best Grilled Cheese in the U.S.

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Heidi Gibson was an engineer with degrees from MIT. Then she won the national Grilled Cheese Invitational and opened this shop in the city's multimedia gulch. Tech geeks come for well-constructed sandwiches like the Mousetrap, with cheddar, Havarti and Monterey Jack on artisanal sourdough.

Plus: Best Burgers in the U.S.

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