Tag Archives: comfort food

3 Ways to Thrill Your Senses in the Carolinas

This post was written by Austin Crowley,  from the Northwestern U.S.

When booking a getaway, people often travel south for the comfort and warmth of Southern comfort. It’s relaxing, but few people give credit to the ways that southern locales can thrill the senses. From exceptional world-renowned dining to all manners of activities for adventurers and daredevils alike, trips to the south never have to be a sleepy bore. Here are just three ways that anyone headed to the Carolinas can make the most of their travels.

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The Melt (Grilled Cheese/Soup) – New @ Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA

The Melt, Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto, CA

What better time of year to enjoy good old-fashioned comfort food – tasty grilled cheese “melts” and delicious soup combos. The Melt (owned by Flip Video founder, Jonathon Kaplan) recently opened a new location on the San Francisco Peninsula – at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto. Nestled between Max’s Diner and California Pizza Kitchen, the upscale fast-food joint opened to the delight of holiday shoppers just a week before Christmas. Many of you may already be familiar with The Melt locations in San Francisco  (on New Montgomery, One Embarcadero Center and on Spear Street).

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