Photo: Daily Melt
National Grilled Cheese Day? Yes, it's today. It's okay if you forgot.
Celebrate by checking out these top grilled cheese spots that elevate the ultimate comfort food to gourmet levels.
Say Cheese: Daily Melt
Head out early to this Midtown newcomer created by James Beard Award-winning chef Allen Susser for free double-cheese bacon melts. The first 100 customers today can enjoy lunch for free which includes your choice of BBQ pulled pork and Swiss or a white truffle butter sandwich with aged cheddar, provolone, and Roma tomato.
3401 N. Miami Ave., Midtown (305-573-0101). Free for first 100 customers, then $3.95 and up.
Southern Comfort: Crackers Casual Dining
Known for their loaded Fatty Fries and fried bread pudding, Crackers (a comfort food classic) will be celebrating this cheesy holiday with a Southern take on a classic American favorite. Customize your own oozy melted art as you pile on cordon bleu, bacon, and sweet bacon jam in between two slices of fat Texas toast.
78 Canal St., Miami Springs (786-518-3268). $5.95 and up.
Well Aged: Angelina’s Coffee
Step inside this neighborhood coffee spot and order something off the “Adult Grilled Cheese” section for a grown-up rendition on Mom’s old standby. Select your choice of ingredients to add in the middle of the warm, crispy slices of country bread from fried egg, to sundried tomatoes and gouda, to caramelized onions.
3451 NE 1 Ave., Midtown (305-424-9129). $7.95.