By Cora L. Diekman

Published on April 12, 2016

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Photography by @bigfoodiebitches
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Photography by @nycfooddelights

by Cora L Diekman

@nycfooddelights

This ooey-gooey sandwich of grilled brie, cranberry chutney, caramelized onions, and pine nuts on brioche has our inner sandwich snob drooling.

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Photography by @thereelkitchen

@thereelkitchen

Take grilled cheese to another level with this butter poached lobster grilled cheese with brie, herb mayo, and whole grain dijon from Kings Park, NY. Yes, we said lobster!

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Photography by @delishdotcom

@delishdotcom

Behold, lasagna grilled cheese.

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Photography by @blakeyj89

@blakeyj89

Look closely, and you’ll notice lots of melty cheese, crispy bacon, and a tempting pile of crinkle fries. Yum!

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Photography by @infatuation

@infatuation

You truly haven’t lived until you’ve eaten a mac’n’cheese sandwich. Pro-tip: This rule applies to pizza as well.

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Photography by @northernsoulmcr

@northernsoulmcr

Diner food at it’s finest. This is heaven on a plate.

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Photography by @love_food

@love_food

Warning: Extremely messy when made at home.

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Photography by @bigfoodiebitches

@bigfoodiebitches

Step 1: Tear in two. Step 2: Watch cheese fall out of sandwich. Step 3: Take it to the face. Step 4: Repeat.

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Photography by @radiatefoodvibes

@radiatefoodvibes

A new take on avocado toast and healthier take on grilled cheese—avocado and basil pesto.

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Photography by @extraginger_please

@extraginger_please

Gourmet sandwich lovers, this one’s for you. This grilled cheese holds shrimp, provolone, garlic aioli, spinach, and artichoke hearts.

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Photography by @jyemien

@jyemien

This mac’n’cheese AND pulled pork barbecue grilled cheese sandwich is so deliciously decadent, it requires a box and a fork.

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Photography by @bluecollarmiami

@bluecollarmiami

When you can’t tell where the bread ends and the cheese begins, you KNOW it’s gotta be good.

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Photography by @richeezemelts

@richeezemelts

Lots of hot cheese, fresh bread, and cold beer to wash it down. Simply perfection.

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Photography by @fiftyshadesoffoods

@fiftyshadesoffoods

If this was a work of art (which is basically is), we would title it “Cheese Porn.”

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Photography by @androsdinernj

@androsdinernj

When you crave grilled cheese with a kick, try this version with glazed caramelized onions, roasted mushrooms, and provolone cheese from Andros Diner in New Jersey.

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Photography by @chrissyjlee

@chrissyjlee

Every comfort food group in one delicious place? That’s one sexy meal.

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Photography by @meltshop

@meltshop

If you live in NYC and haven’t tried Melt Shop yet, you’re seriously missing out. And oh yeah, that’s fried chicken.

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Photography by @foodieruthie

@foodieruthie

Stringy, cheesy sandwich goodness PLUS tomato soup?! Be still my beating heart.

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Photography by @grilledcheese4life

@grilledcheese4life

For the grilled cheese lover who likes to brunch, this bloody mary with a grilled cheese garnish can’t be beat.

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Photography by @gofindalice

@gofindalice

Grilled cheese for breakfast? Just add guacamole and fried eggs.

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Photography by @ibitefood

@ibitefood

A three-cheese grilled cheese made better by a sprinkle of fleur de sel, for when you’re feeling fancy.

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Photography by @foodintheair

@foodintheair

The grilled cheese to end all grilled cheese sandwiches.