In honor of Grilled Cheese month, we bring to you the five greatest, most decadent, messiest, griddled cheese-and-bread sandwiches in all the land:
Roxy's Grilled Cheese's Chocolate-Covered-Bacon Grilled Cheese
One of the Hub's early food trucks and grilled cheese trailblazers, the dudes at Roxy's put themselves on the map with their signature applewood-smoked bacon- and horseradish guac-topped Green Muenster Melt, as well as one-offs like a spicy guajillo-chili-chocolate-covered bacon and goat cheese number with walnuts (pictured above).
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The Charles at Mike & Patty's
12 Church St; Bay Village; 617.423.3447
Thankfully reopened this year under new-old management, this Bay Village gourmet sandwich purveyor rocks the incredibly strong Charles, an American & Gruyere hybrid loaded full of collard greens, tomatoes, and your choice of bacon, chorizo, sausage, or ham.
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Bistro du Midi's Croque-Monsieur
272 Boylston St; Back Bay; 617.426.7878
Tuesday nights only at their downstairs bar & patio, this upscale French spot on the Common rolls out a solid lineup of croque-monsieurs, including a delicious duck confit version stuffed full of goat cheese and basil pistou.
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Grilled Cheese Nation's In Gouda We Trust
Billed as "Boston's Original Gourmet Grilled Cheese Food Truck", this mobile fromage-flipper peddles eight gourmet sammies like the In Gouda We Trust (Gouda, caramelized onions, and sauteed 'shrooms) and the creamy, melted Brie Me Up w/ sliced Asian pears.
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Cheeseboy's Tomato Basil Classic
720 Atlantic Ave; Financial District/Waterfront; 617.737.4600
Now boasting two Hub outposts (with a third in the works), these grilled-cheese-to-go specialists sling a robust assemblage of pressed fromages, including the can't-miss Tomato Basil Classic w/ white American, tomato, and basil, and the Cheddar Delight on rye w/ smoked ham and dill pickles.
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