Friday, April 12, 2013
Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day with freebies from Norma’s
Plus, they're launching three gooey new recipes.
OAK CLIFF Norma didn't raise no fools. The Oak Cliff institution's owner, Ed Murph, visited Norma's Cafe as a boy, and when he grew up decided to buy the joint. In the 30 years that he's ran the diner, Murph learned the key to keeping customers happy: Free comfort food. In celebration of National Grilled Cheese Day, both locations will offer a free stacked grilled cheese to every dine-in customer all day on April 12, while supplies last.
Norma's is known for comping cuisine -- let's just say that the free slices of Mile High Pie back in January went over pretty well. This is the cafe's fourth year offering free grilled cheeses on April 12, and last year more than a thousand customers left with a warm bellies and fat wallets.
"We look forward to surpassing that number this year to give back to our loyal guests and welcome new ones, even if they come for the free Norma’s Cafe favorite," said Murph.
The free sandwich includes American cheese on buttery Texas Toast with a pickle spear. Norma's suggests a cup of the Soup of the Day for dipping, and hey, since you're eating for free, it wouldn't hurt to splurge on a little extra. Did someone say dessert?
Norma's is also taking advantage of the auspicious date to launch three delectable new sandwiches, which will be available for purchase starting Friday. The new menu additions are:
Florentine Grilled Cheese – Grilled cheese sandwich with spinach, bacon, eggs and cream cheese
Santa Fe Grilled Cheese – A spicy grilled cheese sandwich with green chilies and bacon
Chicken Fried Steak Grilled Cheese – A true-to-Norma’s Cafe classic, made with the restaurant's award-winning chicken fried steakFollow @brentneyh
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