Grilled cheese isn’t just for kids in New York City. Grown-ups are enjoying classy versions of their favorite childhood sandwich at restaurants and food trucks all over NYC with gourmet ingredients and artisanal twists.
On March 23 and 24, Openhouse Gallery is bringing back The Big Cheesy, their popular grilled cheese competition, featuring some of New York's best sandwich chefs. This year's lineup includes returning champ Melt Shop, 2011 winner Milk Truck, Lucy's Whey, Murray’s Cheese Bar, Sons of Essex and Tom Colicchio's 'wichcraft. And Sixpoint tallboys will be on hand to wash down all of the melted cheese goodness.
Tickets are $25 for one-hour time slots, from 12-7pm, to taste and vote on the delicious competition. For a chance at a pair of free tickets to the time slot of your choice, enter my giveaway!
Here's how to enter:
- “Like” Bright Lights, My City on Facebook.
- Leave a comment below with your favorite cheesy dish from a New York City restaurant. From mac n’ cheese to pizza, feel free to get creative with your comments!
The winner will be announced Monday, March 18 by 5pm EST, so hurry up and enter! xo