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Nate Pollak

Entries by Nate Pollak

I Paid How Much for a Sandwich?

(6) Comments | Posted January 4, 2012 | 4:18 PM

As grilled cheese continues to make its way onto restaurant menus, and grilled cheese restaurants continue to open, I find myself reading online reviews, reactions, and blogs from satisfied and sometimes unsatisfied customers. I'm continuously perplexed by a particular customer comment that seems to plague every grilled cheese restaurant's opening,...

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The Secret Menu -- If You Have to Ask, You'll Never Know

(4) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 6:19 PM

What's cooler than knowing something that nobody else does?

Ordering and eating something that nobody else knows about, of course.

Supposedly there are restaurants across the USA that will regularly honor an item that doesn't necessarily appear on their menu. And these places aren't just whipping it together in...

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How the Real Grilled Cheese Pros Do It

(10) Comments | Posted September 15, 2011 | 2:25 PM

The grilled cheese craze, as if it couldn't get any crazier, just did. With the launch of a soon-to-take-over-every-American-strip-mall franchise grilled cheese concept in San Francisco, America's favorite sandwich is getting more press than some folks would like.

In fact, esteemed food writer Josh Ozersky wrote in TIME...

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