Grilled cheese sandwiches are so hot right now! There are cookbooks devoted to them, contests that feature them, and food trucks that drive around making them. There are also restaurants that have entire grilled cheese menus! Last night I went to San Francisco's first grilled cheese eatery, The America Grilled Cheese Kitchen, for a demonstration hosted by Tillamook cheese.
The event was a promotion of the Loaf Love Tour, a bus that is traveling the country "bringing tasty cheese to the people." After sampling some of the restaurant's most sought-after creations, chef Heidi Gibson taught the small crowd how to make a grilled macaroni and cheese sandwich. To learn more about the newest craze in the grilled cheese world and to get Gibson's technique for making one at home, read on.