Wednesday, January 2, 2013

MELTing Away the Cold

I finally made it to Melt Shop to try their well-known and well-loved grilled cheeses.  It was so hard to decide which ones to order.  Do I go with a classic style or one of their very creative ones?  Regardless of which we decided, I was pretty confident it was going to be a great meal!  
  
 Truffle Melt
havarti, arugula, and cracked black pepper drizzled with truffle oil on sourdough bread
Grilled cheese

Buttermilk Fried Chicken
with pepper jack cheese, creamy red cabbage slaw, and their special melt sauce
Grilled cheese

Shop Tots with Melt Sauce
Grilled cheese, tator tots

Their Midtown location can be a little tricky to find. It's in a corner down a set of stairs in a plaza at the base of the Citigroup building near the 6/E/M subway entrance.  Because it's just take-away, I'd definitely suggest going to eat in the atrium of the Citi building. There's ample seating and it's a nice to warm up from the cold outside with a warm, comforting lunch like this!
Exterior

They also have a location in Chelsea.


Melt Shop
601 Lexington Avenue
@ 53rd Street

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