April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Day, and that got us thinking: what makes the perfect grilled cheese sandwich? Is it the perfectly golden, crusty bread, or a gooey center that oozes when you cut the sandwich in half? Whatever it is, grilled cheese deserved its own holiday. So here's a list of restaurants that offering killer deals on their staple grilled cheese sandwiches this Thursday.
1. Cheese Grille – New York, NY
Cheese Grille is by far New York's hottest spot for grilled cheese, so it makes perfect sense that they'd go all out for National Grilled Cheese Day. The eatery will be offering free grilled cheese sandwiches from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. ET. This giveaway is also a yearly event for the restaurant. Last year alone, they handed out over 3,000 sandwiches. Check out their website for more info.
2. Tom + Chee - Oklahoma City, OK
This Oklahoma City gem is known for their creative takes on grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soups, and salads. They recently told QSR Magazine, "Grilled cheese is more than a sandwich, it's a way of life." So, to honor what will probably be their biggest day of the year, they're offering $2 classic grilled cheese sandwiches, including their quirkiest menu staple: the grilled cheese donut! Click here for more info.
3. SoMa StrEat Food Park - San Francisco, CA
What a perfectly crisped, golden, cheesy sight! 🧀 Tag your friends that you'll be sharing and devouring some of the Bay Area's best grilled cheese with at SoMa’s National Grilled Cheese Day Celebration this Saturday! 👯♂️ Don't miss out on any of this super cheesy action – tix link in bio! #somastreatfoodpark #grilledcheesin #nationalgrilledcheeseday
San Francisco is sharing its love for grilled cheese with the entire city. On April 14th, they'll be hosting SoMa StrEat Food Park, a one-day event bringing together a food truck bash of the Bay Area's grilled cheese masters. Click here to see a full line up of participating restaurants, or to purchase tickets.
4. Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar - Harrisburg, PA
We can all agree BOGO deals are simply the best. Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar is offering one free grilled cheese sandwich with each grilled cheese purchase. This offer is valid only, however, at select locations, excluding East Brunswick, New Jersey. Click here for full details.
5. Got a Killer Grilled Cheese Recipe? Enter to Win Up to $15,000
Do you have an award-worthy grilled cheese recipe? Put it to the test and you could win serious cash for it! The Grilled Cheese Academy is hosting its 7th Annual Grilled Cheese Recipe Showdown, offering foodies a chance at $40,000 in total prizes. The winner of "Best of Show" will take home $15,000. Click here for all details and to find out how to enter.
Is your mouth watering yet? What are you waiting for?! Head over to these eateries and, treat yourself to some out-of-this-world grilled cheese sandwiches for a good old comfort treat.
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