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The Fried Cheese Melt Sandwich From Denny's Sneaks Mozzarella Sticks in a Grilled Cheese

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The Fried Cheese Melt From Denny's
The Fried Cheese Melt From Denny's
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Restaurant chain Denny's updated its value menu with the Fried Cheese Melt, a sandwich made with "four fried mozzarella sticks and melted American cheese grilled between two slices of sourdough bread." Priced at a reasonable $4, it's served with french fries and a side of marinara sauce. Deep-fried cheese sticks inside a pan-fried grilled cheese sandwich! Is that maybe sort of appetizing? Well it does clock in at 895 calories, so it does have that going for it.

While not necessarily a "breakthrough" in the field of sandwich like the Candwich or the Lasagna Sandwich, or the KFC Double Down, the Fried Cheese Melt does have one thing going for it: it offers a rift in the temporal fabric, fusing appetizer (the mozzarella sticks) and main course (grilled cheese and fries) into one singular dish.

But we have to say, we're a little disappointed in Denny's. They missed a real opportunity to take this sandwich to a whole other level: If only they'd swapped out the individual slices of bread with individual grilled cheese sandwiches! Or offered a cheese dipping sauce so you could eat three, distinct cheeses at the same time.

Novelty Sandwich Ranking: On a scale of one to ten, one being a plain slice of white bread and ten being a chocolate-dipped bacon-wrapped Double Down on a stick, Denny's Fried Cheese Melt is a 6.


· Denny's to update $2 $4 $6 $8 value menu [NRN]
· Denny's Fried Cheese Melt Clocks in at 895 Calories [-E-]
· All Novelty Sandwiches on Eater [-E-]
· All Denny's Coverage on Eater [-E-]
· Eating Tesco's Lasagne Sandwich So You Don't Have To [-E-]
· The Candwich: A Sandwich in a Can [-E-]
· All KFC Double Down Coverage on Eater [-E-]

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