Is there any meal more satisfying than the grilled cheese? No one in Charlotte, NC seems to think so! Our research shows that folks in Charlotte are crazy about the comfort-food classic. And Charlotte chefs are responding with a host of wild variations on the original recipe. In this month’s episode of What America Eats, Jon Ashton roams the Queen City in search of these adventurous sandwiches, visiting diners, cheese shops, and food trucks alike.
Each month, Chef Jon Ashton goes to a different city to learn about all the cuisine America has to offer. Check back for a new episode next month! You can watch previous episodes–covering Cuban sandwiches in Miami, chimichangas in Phoenix, po’ boys in New Orleans, and more–on our YouTube channel!