Photo courtesy of J. Black’s Feel Good Lounge
Tillamook Grilled Cheese Week kicks off in Austin during National Grilled Cheese Month on Saturday, April 7th. For one week, six of Austin’s favorite local restaurants have created a unique grilled cheese featuring Tillamook natural cheese slices to honor the sandwich so beloved it has its own month. Don’t miss out on the cheesy celebration!
Check out what our partner restaurants are grilling up!
Noble Pig Sandwiches
With Eater Austin calling it a “cult favorite” and Chefs John Bates and Brandon Martinez boasting the Best Sandwich in Austin, this is a must stop on your grilled cheese crawl.
Special: Pimento Grilled Cheese made with Tillamook Sharp Cheddar, sweet red peppers, pickled jalapeno and crispy bacon ($8)
Max’s Wine Dive
Known for “gourmet comfort food” it’s no wonder Executive Chef Erica Beneke’s grilled cheese is one of the most sought-after in Austin.
Special: Smoked Duck and Tillamook Sharp Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Onions and Watercress ($14)
Austin Daily Press
This popular food truck is so good it was featured on The Food Network’s The Great Food Truck Race in 2010. Stay up late for a gooey midnight snack.
Special: Black Forest Ham Grilled Cheese made with a blend of Tillamook Sharp Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses served with Spicy Ranch ($6)
J.Black’s Feel Good Lounge
Chef Josie Paredes combines her experience and passion for exceptional food to create a delicious, upscale grilled cheese that will leave you feeling very, very good.
Special: Open-Faced Grilled Cheese BAT with Tillamook Sharp Cheddar and Monterey Jack, Niman Ranch Bacon, Local Texas Tomatoes, Arugula, and Lemon Aioli ($8)
This local hotspot with fresh, handmade ingredients is known for having some of the best sandwiches in Austin and is grilling up three Tillamook specials for Grilled Cheese Week.
Special 1: Grilled Tillamook Monterey Jack with turkey, jalapenos, cracked black pepper, house slaw & honey Dijon on nine grain ($7.95)
Special 2: Grilled Tillamook Sharp Cheddar & Pepper Jack cheeses with a fried egg, arugula, bread-n-butter pickles, cracked black pepper and truffle oil on sourdough ($6.95)
Special 3: Grilled Tillamook Sharp Cheddar with bacon, apple pico and chipotle mayonnaise ($7.95)
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Burger lovers, join Tillamook in the celebration of Grilled Cheese Week because this one is for you. Austin’s favorite burger bar is taking on the grilled cheese with a burger so cheesy it rivals any bread and butter grilled cheese.
Special: The I Love Lucy Burger – Hopdoddy’s version of a JuicyLucy – Angus Beef stuffed with Tillamook Sharp Cheddar. ($8)
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