What: Six specialty melts such as The Caliente (queso fresco, jack, chorizo, avocado, jalapenos) and the Chow Bella (provolone, salami, mustard, pepperoncinis), to name two. Sides are tomato soups, tater tots and varied homemade puddings for dessert. Bread from Silke's in Clarksville; cheese from Sweetwater Valley Farms in Philadelphia, Tenn.
Where: Mobile, baby — Downtown and Belmont/Vandy area at lunch; bars and concerts at night
When: Kicks off Thanksgiving weekend at Green Wagon's "Skip the Mall, Shop Local" sale
Why: Chef Crystal de Luna-Bogan and husband Joseph love cheese, and they love you.