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Greenspan's Grilled Cheese Opens Friday

wienermobile Apr 7, 2014 03:38 PM

After a very long wait Eric Greenspan's Grilled Cheese opens this Friday April 11th. 7461 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046 Nice menu:
SANDWICHES
Classic – white bread with American Cheese $3

Champ – raisin walnut bread / tallegio / beef short ribs / apricot caper puree / dried tomato $9 (this was the Grilled Cheese Festival winner).

Johnny Apple Cheese aka Johnny Pastrami-sourdough / aged white cheddar / apple mustard chutney / pastrami $7

Buffalo Blue – rye bread / blue cheese / spicy carrot-celery slaw / fried chicken tenders $7

The Med – challah bread /goat cheese / tomato/ artichoke/ roast peppers / avocado $8

Cuban Rueben – Pumpernickel bread / gruyere cheese/ mustard / pickles / pulled pork / house made kraut $7

Tuna Melt – Wheat/Homemade tuna salad/cucumbers/ grapes/ muenster cheese $8

Monthly Market – a rotating monthly special featuring micro seasonal produce and highlighting small farm artisan cheese makers from across America $7- 9

Yours - any bread, any cheese – $4
Add meat or avocado – $2 each
Add veg or spread- $1 each

Can't wait to try it…..
http://www.greenspansgrilledcheese.com

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    kevin RE: wienermobile Apr 7, 2014 04:27 PM

    You can wait to try it ?????

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      wienermobile RE: kevin Apr 7, 2014 04:42 PM

      Sorry dyslexia

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      schrutefarms RE: wienermobile Apr 7, 2014 04:37 PM

      Awesome!!!! Walking distance!!!!

      1. wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 7, 2014 05:25 PM

        They will also offer salads and desserts:
        SALADS
        (Add chicken $3, tuna salad $5, bacon $1)

        The Rocket: arugula/ cherry tomato / red onion / lemon vinaigrette/ cheddar cheese croutons $7

        Beet It: baby spinach / roast beets / balsamic vinaigrette / goat cheese croutons $8

        Green and Blue: kale salad / candied nuts / sliced apples / blue cheese croutons $8
        SIDES
        Tomato basil soup
        bowl $3 cup $2 dip $1

        French fries w / garlic lemon aioli $3

        Latke bites w/ apple crème fraiche $3
        DESSERTS
        The Elvis : white bread / banana / peanut butter / goat cheese $4
        Add bacon: $1

        Smores: classically prepared $3

        Throwback apple pie $4

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          jessejames RE: wienermobile Apr 7, 2014 09:11 PM

          The Elvis sounds nice

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            Dogbite Williams RE: wienermobile Apr 7, 2014 10:30 PM

            The Cuban Reuben sounds fantastic. I hope the sauerkraut is fresh and vinegar-free.

            1. susans RE: wienermobile Apr 10, 2014 12:22 AM

              This place is on the way home from my mom's, it's a long drive to Long Beach and a woman needs a snack. I'd like to try a Johnny Apple Cheese without the pastrami. Sometimes simple is best.

              1. wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 10, 2014 12:17 PM

                LA Eater: Photos and more:
                http://la.eater.com/archives/2014/04/...

                 
                1. wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 11, 2014 08:02 AM

                  Opens today!

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                    Veggo RE: wienermobile Apr 11, 2014 08:14 AM

                    Nice! I noticed on the NBC Today show this morning that today is national grilled cheese day, FWIW. Grilled swiss on rye for lunch later today! And this afternoon I'm expecting a FedEx delivery of 5 lbs. of cheeses from Hooks's in Wisconsin! Christmas in April!

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                      ns1 RE: Veggo Apr 11, 2014 10:27 AM

                      it's also grilled cheese fest tmr.

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                        jessejames RE: ns1 Apr 11, 2014 10:28 AM

                        give me a grilled cheese on shakedown street and i'm a happy man

                  2. mucho gordo RE: wienermobile Apr 11, 2014 02:27 PM

                    Is that where the Foundry is/was?

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                      wienermobile RE: mucho gordo Apr 11, 2014 03:01 PM

                      Next Door.

                    2. wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:05 AM

                      Some good looking food photos:

                       
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                        wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:08 AM

                        more...

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                          Servorg RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:13 AM

                          More coming? ;-D>

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                            wienermobile RE: Servorg Apr 17, 2014 11:48 AM

                            Sorry there were 5 more but the site is not working will try again..

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                              kevin RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:48 AM

                              Keep it coming.

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                                wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:49 AM

                                more photos:

                                 
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                                  wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:50 AM

                                  It will only let me load one at a time:

                                   
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                                    wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:51 AM

                                    more

                                     
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                                      wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:51 AM

                                      some more

                                       
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                                        kevin RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:52 AM

                                        Especially during the holiday season.

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                                  Servorg RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:51 AM

                                  Teasing hounds with visions of food porn dancing in their heads...vicious, cruel and unusual punishment!

                                  ADD: That's more like (lick?) it.

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                                    wienermobile RE: Servorg Apr 17, 2014 11:52 AM

                                    last one:

                                     
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                                      kevin RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:53 AM

                                      Information overload.

                                      You may stop now.

                                      But what's the last picture that looks kind of like the proverbial Hot Pocket or rather a turnover ???????

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                                        wienermobile RE: kevin Apr 17, 2014 11:54 AM

                                        Throwback apple pie $4.00

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                                          kevin RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 11:56 AM

                                          Is this their version of a McD's apple pie ???????????

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                                            wienermobile RE: kevin Apr 17, 2014 12:08 PM

                                            Yes. It's throwback Thursday.

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                                              wienermobile RE: wienermobile Apr 17, 2014 12:11 PM

                                              The inspiration:

                                               
                          2. A5 KOBE RE: wienermobile Apr 20, 2014 04:05 PM

                            Stopped in today. I have to say it was pretty damn tasty. Got the Johnny Apple Cheese and the Latke bites. Both were great. If I had a tiny tiny complaint it would be that they could add a tiny more pastrami but seriously it was damn tasty and I was stuffed. Very balanced sandwich and those latke balls are dangerously good, like crispier latkes.

                            Next time I might try making a custom grilled cheese.

                             
                             
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                              mucho gordo RE: A5 KOBE Apr 20, 2014 04:36 PM

                              You're right; it does look skimpy but I'll bet they charge as much as Brent's would for a sky-hi pastrami sandwich.

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                                ns1 RE: mucho gordo Apr 20, 2014 04:51 PM

                                Not having to drive to northridge: priceless

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                                  mucho gordo RE: ns1 Apr 20, 2014 05:01 PM

                                  Good point. and, vice-versa if you live in the valley.

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                                  jdwdeville RE: mucho gordo Apr 21, 2014 08:52 AM

                                  Isn't it only $7 for the sandwich? That thing would be $17 at Langer's.

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                                    mucho gordo RE: jdwdeville Apr 21, 2014 09:29 AM

                                    True but, at Langer's or Brent's, you'd have 3x the amount of meat on it.

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                                      kevin RE: mucho gordo Apr 21, 2014 11:07 AM

                                      true dat too.

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                                  OutshinedLA RE: A5 KOBE Apr 21, 2014 11:55 AM

                                  I loved the latkes as always but I thought the Johnny Apple Cheese was very fatty; mostly fat, not nearly enough pastrami. Honestly, the cheese and mustard combination was quite awesome. I might ask for Johnny Apple Cheese, hold the meat next time.

                                  I wished I had gotten the Cuban Reuben. My dining companion did and I kept gazing in his direction. Other two in my party got the classic short rib (Champ). I historically have liked that one too other than the nuts in the bread (not usually a fan of nut bread).

                                  However, the service at the Melrose Umbrella Company was appalling. Not only is a $28 Lagavulin pour very tiny, but they tried to charge us $30 because it was "neat", not on rocks. Have you ever heard of such a thing? I thought my SO was going to blow a gasket. We used to be regulars at Foundry...

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                                    A5 KOBE RE: OutshinedLA Apr 21, 2014 03:04 PM

                                    The pastrami I had was pretty meaty. I did find the sandwich greasy, but in a good way. haha

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                                      mucho gordo RE: A5 KOBE Apr 21, 2014 03:49 PM

                                      greasy is always good.

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                                        Veggo RE: mucho gordo Apr 21, 2014 03:58 PM

                                        Especially fatty pastrami and brisket!

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                                          Servorg RE: Veggo Apr 21, 2014 04:03 PM

                                          I had some food delivered from Lenny's Deli a few days ago. I got the "Emmy" sandwich, which is 1/2 pastrami and 1/2 corned beef with Swiss cheese and Russian dressing on rye. By the time the sandwich arrived everything had "melded" together like a Vulcan mind deal...it was spectacularly greasy, a little moist and just about slid down my throat like it was going home to Valhalla...I think I moaned with pleasure at least 3 or 4 times as I consumed it.

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                                            Veggo RE: Servorg Apr 21, 2014 04:38 PM

                                            Nice!

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                                              mucho gordo RE: Servorg Apr 21, 2014 05:09 PM

                                              Did you have to tell them not to trim the fat? IIRC, Mort's Deli keeps 2 pastramis on hand; one trimmed and one fatty and you need to specify which one you want.

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                                                kevin RE: mucho gordo Apr 21, 2014 10:38 PM

                                                Morts Deli ?????

                                                There's still a Morts in LA ???????

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                                                  mucho gordo RE: kevin Apr 22, 2014 12:28 AM

                                                  Tarzana, next door to Bea's Bakery and across the street from the hospital.

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                                                kevin RE: Servorg Apr 21, 2014 10:38 PM

                                                Sevrog, your description is absolutely disgusting.

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                                                  Servorg RE: kevin Apr 22, 2014 12:53 AM

                                                  "Sevrog, your description is absolutely disgusting."

                                                  As opposed to that wonderful Oki Dog http://biggestmenu.com/rdr/CA/Los-Ang... you mean? lol...

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