Grilled Cheese Goodness at Heywood

In NYC I had a favorite spot I would frequent at least every other week called Earl’s Beer and Cheese. My friends would say I should do their marketing because it was always one of my recommendations. It was a little hole-in-the-wall decorated with pictures of deer and birds on the walls and made some heavenly grilled cheeses accompanied with a spicy tomato soup. Now being absent of NYC and Earl’s for a while I had to find another to replace it.  Well LA, I think I found a good one.

Heywoods grilled cheeses -acaffeinatedbrunette.comHeywoods Grilled Cheese Shoppe gives a childhood favorite an artisanal twist. As you walk in you may hear some familiar music that may have you shake rattlin and rollin your way over to the counter. It was hard not to pop out of my seat and do a little boogie while I waited.

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Ooey gooey goodness is the first thing that comes to mind when you bite into a Heywood grilled cheese.Their cheese is melted to perfection and bread has a perfect “crisp” sound as you bite into your first delightful bite.

Heywoods grilled cheeses -acaffeinatedbrunette.comI plumped for their Game Changer, a unique English double-gloucester grilled into a sourdough bread. The Game Changer is topped with a light spread of organic, homemade habanero jam and gives this purple and gold sandwich a gentle kick. You can choose to have your sandwich with a nicely dressed salad and tiny cup of tomato soup for dipping or a full cup of soup.

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Jon decided on going a totally opposite route and ordered their Italian Blue Cheese. His sandwich comes with freshly sliced mozzarella topped with a creamy blue cheese, fresh walnut pesto and sundried tomatoes. Heywoods grilled cheeses -acaffeinatedbrunette.comWe swip-swapped halves and each had the best of both worlds. Mine was spicy and flavorful, Jon’s was rich and creamy.

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Heywoods grilled cheeses -acaffeinatedbrunette.comThe staff at Heywoods is friendly and helpful. Don’t be afraid to ask for a recommendation or a change to your sandwich. They’re happy to oblige. And for the vegans and gluten-free people out there, they’ve got you covered. Heywoods is open til 3am so you’ll never miss out on a tasty grilled cheese and is located at 3337 W Sunset Blvd in Los Angeles.

Enjoy!

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27 thoughts on “Grilled Cheese Goodness at Heywood

  1. Wow that looks absolutely amazing. I just read through your other posts – great write ups and awesome pictures 🙂 I’ll be sure to follow you!

  2. what a delicious coincidence…………….. i just finished off a grilled cheese roll and bowl of tomato soup sitting in front of an open fire and then, i stumble over your post.
    you are lucky to have found this replacement venue…………. i had to make my own!
    terry

      • It was an excellent topped off by my good lady returning home in a very good mood after spending the day with her creative mates……… some days are amazing.
        I hope you are having an excellent day.
        Terry

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