American Meltdown Wins Big

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One of the area’s most popular food trucks, American Meltdown, has returned victorious after a trip to L.A. for The Grilled Cheese Invitational. The Invitational hosts both “amateur” and professional grilled cheese “sammich” makers from across the country and offers several competition categories. The entries are judged by bloggers, food press and adoring fans. American Meltdown made sure to feature local N.C. ingredients in each of their entries, and earned honors in 3 categories.

You can check them out on Saturday from 8AM-noon at the North Hills Farmers Market, at the Jimmy Buffet concert at Walnut Creek Amphitheater in Raleigh on April 22 and at Brewgaloo in downtown Raleigh on April 26.

American Meltdown’s Award-Winning Sammiches:

The Judges Award (an award given out by a member of the foodie intelligentsia in LA) for ‘the Hangover‘ {Our signature pimento cheese, salsa verde, fried-runny egg, Guglhupf house bread}

2nd Place ‘Missionary Position’ (any type of bread, any type of cheese)

‘The Durham Slugger’ {Guglhupf cheddar-pepita bread, Cultured Cow Durham Jack, Havarti Cheese Crust}

3rd Place ‘The Honey Pot’ (dessert category)

True Romance {Peach balsamic compote, sheep’s milk ricotta, caramelized pecans, La Farm Brioche}

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