Grilled Yumminess

Melts Your Heart

Your post-Eric’s munchie compass may point to New York Pizza (justifiably), but you’d also do well to stumble over to Mill Street Melts, freshly opened on the Hyman Avenue Mall.

By Brian Sousa February 1, 2014 Published in the Midwinter/Spring 2014 issue of Aspen Sojourner

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Image: Anne Reeser

This gourmet food stand is owned by L.A. culinary vets Max Schoenfield and Jaysen Chiaramonte, who are devout about well-executed, affordable fare. Utilizing local ingredients—cheese from Rocking W, bread from Louis Swiss—Melts gives Aspen another savory choice from noon to 9 p.m. Monday–Tuesday, and all the way till 2:30 a.m. Wednesday–Sunday. For mind-blowing yum, go for the Special: a mix of spicy garlic habanero jack and yellow cheddar, dipped in steaming tomato-basil soup. If you’re price-conscious, check the killer combos: a sandwich with turkey or ham and soup is $11, or stick to plain cheese and substitute Madagascar Hot Chocolate for soup for $9.50. Even better, a simple grilled cheese is just $6. And don’t get us started on the marshmallow-filled Sweet Melt ...

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