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Grilled cheese and tomato soup is a classic pairing. Not timeless, however the two evoke snowy childhood afternoons. Garden at the Cellar (pictured) in Cambridge serves a grown-up version with a sandwich of sharp cheddar and Clear Flour pain de mie and soup that actually tastes like tomatoes. We make 5 gallons of soup every other day, says sous chef Anthony Palmisano. People go bananas for it.
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