Shop Update & GrilledShane Interview

It has been awhile since I posted anything new, but, I wanted to let everyone know I am most definitely still alive and kicking. In regards to locavoreCLE, my local cheese/foods shop, I am continuing the location search. I have my eye on a specific location in a west side neighborhood but am working to […]



I am a Clevelander. I was born in Cleveland. I live in Cleveland. I will have a family in Cleveland. I will die in Cleveland. I am a Clevelander. When everyone was leaving Cleveland as quickly as possible, I remained. When everyone was making fun of Cleveland, I remained. When everyone was counting Cleveland out, […]

Moving On.

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but, promotion of my grilled cheese cookbook, Melt: 100 Amazing Adventures in Grilled Cheese, has officially ended. Honestly, promotion was basically over at the end of 2013, I just haven’t posted anything about it. Without a new sandwich to post, I felt like now was as good a time […]

Facebook Is Broken

Facebook, you are dead to me.

I think most of the world has a love/hate relationship with the social network, Facebook. You have to be a part of Facebook even though deep down you really don’t care about 95% of the items or people that show up in your news feed. Facebook was a mess to begin with and has only […]

The New Design

The New Design

Whether your holiday has already past or you have yet to celebrate, I want to wish you a Happy Holidays from the GrilledShane family. I hope you are having a great holiday season. As you can already see, I have introduced a brand new design to, courtesy of the Vantage WordPress theme. As I […]

Hear GrilledShane on SiriusXM

Hear GrilledShane on SiriusXM

On Tuesday, November, 19, I appeared on three different SiriusXM Radio shows to promote my grilled cheese cookbook, Melt: 100 Amazing Adventures in Grilled Cheese. Since I know a lot of people do not subscribe to SiriusXM, I have been working to obtain the audio for all to hear. As of now, I have obtained […]

GrilledShane Caricature

GrilledShane Promotional Recap Blowout + News

Hello all! If you haven’t been following GrilledShane on Facebook (and Twitter) then you have been missing out on all of my appearances promoting my cookbook, Melt: 100 Amazing Adventures in Grilled Cheese. And possibly may have felt abandoned. I greatly apologize. However, I am here to update you on all my comings and goings […]

GrilledShane's Future

GrilledShane’s Future

If you follow me on Facebook, which you really should be doing, you know that I have decided to promote my cookbook full-time. I am going to travel the country to spread the grilled cheese word and speak to anyone that will listen. Grilled cheese had already been my biggest interest/hobby, but with this cookbook, […]

GrilledShane’s Mission Statement

If you have been paying attention to my Facebook or Twitter pages, you will know that I am on a mission, that I am working to build GrilledShane into a brand. I am working to build GrilledShane into something more than just a hobby, something more than just a blog I work on occasionally. My book […]

National Grilled Cheese Month 2013

National Grilled Cheese Month 2013

To some, April is simply the fourth month in a very busy year. However, for me, and other grilled cheese lovers, April is a month full of awesomeness. April is National Grilled Cheese Month, a month dedicated to the most amazing sandwich. In the past, I have  simply let everyone else do something special. This […]