Hitched a ride with the Grilled Cheese Truck!

Sandwiches waiting to be thrown onto the grill on the Grilled Cheese Truck!

Forgive me, Internet, for I have sinned; it’s been over a month since my last post!  I’ve got a one coming up on a hike at Temescal Gateway Park in Pacific Palisades but in the meantime, here’s a story I did for LAist in early June in which I spent an entire day with the amazing Grilled Cheese Truck.  I’ve never worked a day in the food industry, so riding along with in the truck gave me a tiring-yet-tasty crash course on a day in the life of a restaurant on wheels.  I knew I’d have a hard time keeping my hungry hands off their melts, and at the end of the night, they even let me make a few to see how well I’d fare as a grilled cheese sandwich artist.  The staff generally love their jobs and it shows: Every single customer receives a delicious grilled cheese sandwich and a heartfelt “thank you”.  I’m pretty sure they weren’t just showing off for the reporter on board; having been a patron a few times before, I knew the special treatment was given to everyone.

Follow them on Twitter to see when they’ll be in your area.  I highly recommend their Harvest Melt (their best-seller is the Cheesy Mac & Rib, but I’m a no-cow consumer)!

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