Amazing Eats: Cheesy Goodness
Did You Know?: This ancient food predates recorded history, with archaeologists tracing it all the way back to before 6000 B.C.
Dish 1: Armagoetta Grilled Cheese
Where: Tom + Chee, 1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071
Did You Know? In 1869, Queen Victoria received a giant half-ton wheel of cheddar cheese as a wedding gift.
Dish 2: Big Lou 42
Where: Big Lou's Pizza, 2048 South Ww White Rd San Antonio, TX 78222-1120
Did You Know? The phrase “big cheese” originally referred to anyone that could afford a full wheel cheese.
Dish 3: Horseshoe
Where: D'Arcy's Pint, 661 West Stanford Ave, Springfield, IL 62704-7808
Did You Know? Legend has it that in 1802 president Thomas Jefferson discovered macaroni and cheese on a visit to Italy. When he returned home he hired a chef to make it for white house dinners and an American classic was born.
Dish 4: Mac & Cheese
Where: Amy Ruth's, 113 W 116th, New York, NY 10026
Did You Know? Famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson once wrote “many’s the long night I’ve dreamed of cheese — toasted, mostly”.
Dish 5: Steamed burger topped with LOTS of cheese
Where: Ted's Burgers, 1046 Broad St, Meriden, CT 06450
Did You Know? Cheese curds are often eaten as a snack or appetizer by either frying them or making Poutine.
Dish 6: Melt Challenge
Where: Melt Bar & Grilled, 14718 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107