Lonely Planet Writer

Grilled cheese sandwich restaurant set to open in New Orleans

Grilled cheese sandwich.
Grilled cheese sandwich. Image by stu_spivack / CC BY-SA 2.0

That most beloved of comfort food snacks – the grilled cheese sandwich – is to get a dedicated restaurant in New Orleans as of next month. A popular food truck – The Big Cheesy – is to set up permanent home on South Broad and will serve a range of sweet and savoury gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, as well as soups and salads. Brie, goat’s cheese and blue are just some of the cheeses that will be available, but the signature dish will be a New Orleans classic: the grilled cheese beignet. Read more: bestofneworleans.com