Meltkraft’s Grilled Cheeses are ‘Gooey Inside but Greasy and Flappy Outside’; Erin O’Shea’s ‘Southern Cooking Roots’ Shine on Percy Street BBQ’s New Dishes


Adam Erace says the housemade mozzarella at Reading Terminal Market newcomer Valley Shepherd Creamery is legit, but the gooey inside but greasy and flappy outside sandwiches served by its stall-mate, Meltkraft, hardly meet the golden and crisp specs for a proper grilled cheese. [Citypaper]

After three years of smoking meats on South Street, Percy Street BBQs Erin OShea is channeling her Southern cooking roots, rolling out a series of dishes that go beyond her usual low-and-slow cooked fare. Mike Klein vouches for the olive-oil-poached shrimp, whose lemon zing gets a beautiful, sour balance from house-pickled cauliflower, carrots, Vidalia onion, jalapenos, garlic, and cilantro. [Good Tatse]