Ever notice that you can find a grilled cheese on just about any restaurant’s kids menu? Well, your inner child is about to be more excited than when someone has a bouncy house at their birthday party (why dont we have these at adult parties? Someone tell me?) Umelt, on Thayer Street and on Weybosset street (two prime time locations) is going to make you feel like a kid in a candy shop. Except you’re an adult, in a grilled cheese shop. Same difference, right?
Unlike those kiddie grilled cheeses you used to have, Umelt serves only hearty, filling, adult style grilled cheese. No skinny little white bread and Kraft slices. You have officially been upgraded.
We started out with The Big Cheese, because cheese is the reason we are here, right? Right. Pressed on sourdough is American, Swiss, Cheddar, Mozzarella, Ricotta, Parmesan and feta all coming together and becoming one oozy, melty sandwich of your dreams. Each individual cheese has it’s own unique flavor, and each comes through with every bite you take. Thats seven cheeses, blending together to make a superior sandwich. Try me.
Next up we had The White Trash. If this is what it’s like to be trashy, it looks like we’re moving into a trailer park asap. This guy is stacked with cheddar cheese, mac’n cheese, and BBQ pulled pork. Three of our favorite things just met and entered into a love triangle, and we’re just here to reap the benefits. Ya’ll, this thing was so serious. The mac was xxxxtra creamy, the cheddar xxxxtra melty, and the pork was tender and succulent just as it should be. Be prepared to fall in love.
We knew Umelt meant business when we saw the menu, but when we picked up out grilled cheese, pulled it apart, and watched as the cheese stretched between, we felt like we had made it to a cheese sanctuary. Because these grilled cheeses deserve to be worshiped. Try them out, ya’ll. When you’re feeling xxxxtra cheesy, you know who to call. (As a matter of fact, the Thayer St. location is open until 2am. So when you're leaving the party, and need something to cure that insatiable post-rager hunger, Umelt has got your back).
Thank you so much for having us Umelt! We love the way that you love cheese! And we appreciate that. Thanks for taking such good care of us.
Thank you to our gorgeous model! Follow her instagram @ninalrose but only if you like fly chicks and pics of tropical locations, yall.