say cheese

“tell me what you eat, and i will tell you who you are”
– anthelme brillat-savarin
{via ny times}
in one dramatic gesture, our weather has now decided to with hold summer for a day and offer us gray skies and light showers. and while i would love nothing more than a crazy warm summer day, this chilly weather gives me the only excuse i need to indulge in my favorite rainy day comfort food.
the grilled cheese.
and while i am happiest with the classic paired with heartwarming tomato soup, san francisco’s new great american grilled cheese kitchen, owned by a grilled cheese invitational champion, offers curious and fantastical plays on this favorite. the “mushroom gruyere” {fontina, gruyΓ¨re, roasted wild mushrooms + gold potatoes, melted leeks, thyme butter} and “piglet” {tillamook aged white cheddar, artisan cured ham, apple mustard, rosemary butter} sound divine and the piece de resistance? the kitchen whips up home made savory bread pudding.
is it lunch time yet?
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    Jaime @ La vie...J'aime
    06/04/2010 at 1:27 pm

    Oh a grilled cheese kitchen? Sounds good to me!

    Saw your comment on Habitually Chic…love your blog name! πŸ™‚ Now a follower!

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    and flowers pick themselves
    06/03/2010 at 6:45 pm

    i’m officially drooling. delicious post!

    xo Alison

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    06/03/2010 at 6:43 pm

    Thanks! You just helped me decide what to eat for lunch.

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    06/03/2010 at 4:32 pm

    I’m about to go to I want an amazing grilled cheese for lunch!!! YUMMMMM.

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    06/03/2010 at 3:08 pm

    oh my goodness you had me at mushroom gruyere! my mouth is literally watering!

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    Cafe Fashionista
    06/03/2010 at 2:55 pm

    It’s funny because I don’t really like cheese; but I literally live on grilled cheese sandwiches. Ironic, I know! The Great American Grilled Cheese Kitchen sounds like a slice of heaven!! πŸ™‚

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