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Best NYC grilled cheese

That NYTimes article (http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/03/din...
)made me hungry, but LA's a bit out of my range. My local diner does a respectable job, but where in the city can you get a really good grilled cheese?

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  1. 'wichcraft has a good one made with cheddar, bacon, and apple slices on pumpernickel.

      1. Sandwich Planet does a mean grilled cheese. Even better when it's done on stirato.

        Nosher

        NYCnosh* http://nycnosh.com

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          1. re: Nosher

            I actally had a really bad grilled cheese from Sandwich Planet recently, and I was shocked because I usually love everything I get from there. The bread was bone dry, and it seems that it had been pressed instead of grilled. Maybe it was an off day.

            1. re: Toot

              What's on the Bouchon Bakery grilled cheese? I love Bouchon and I love grilled cheese, so I just might have to try this sandwich this week!

              ~Eddie
              http://oeno.blogspot.com

              1. re: Eddie H.

                It's just a grilled cheese sandwish, I believe they use gruyere. They serve it with a tomato soup, it's quite tasty.

                1. re: Toot

                  Looks like I may be taking a long lunch break tomorrow... Thanks Toot!

                  ~Eddie
                  http://oeno.blogspot.com

            2. eisenberg's near the flatiron building. i had a grilled cheese on rye there and it was just great!

              1. B&H Vegetarian, in the East Village on 2nd ave, has a memorable grilled cheese. They use thick, buttery homemade bread, and then use plenty of butter and cheese. It's good with a cup of their soup.

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                1. re: spigoat

                  Amys bread grilled cheese is so heavenly. Havent had it in a while, they closed the Amys bread I used to go to but im assuming the other locations, chelsea market, are still open- but she makes a grilled cheese on amazing bread with.... let me see.. chedder, some sort of tomato/ chile spread that includes red onion and cilantro...its sort of tangy and sort of sweet and sort of cheesy, im telling you it is so good and perfect for a day like today. Try one today!

                2. I second 'wichcraft. The one in Soho at least has a grilled cheddar sandwich with pears on cranberry-walnut bread.