An Amateur's Gourmet Grilled Cheese Night
Adam Roberts, aka, the Amateur Gourmet, thinks the restaurant grilled cheese trend is a ripoff:
Here in L.A., there are restaurants that do a gourmet grilled cheese night. It’s a nice idea: you get to go to a fancy restaurant (like Campanile, for example) and spend far less money than you’d normally spend there for dinner. Only, I find it hard to justify spending ANY money on grilled cheese. It’s the kind of thing anyone can make at home... Last night I decided that I’d do our own Gourmet Grilled Cheese Night to prove that you don’t have to be a fancy restaurant to spend your night frying bread in butter and waiting for the cheese to melt.
He attacks the problem logically, with four frying pans, two kinds of cheese, carmelized onions, apples and pickled jalapenos.
Good job, Adam. Full marks.