Once you have the onions going, start the meat of choice: Season meat with some salt, pepper and grill seasoning, and give it a good drizzle of EVOO. For grilled chicken, grill on each side for 5-6 minutes. For broiled chicken, broil on each side for 5 minutes. For grilled pork chops, grill on each side for 10-12 minutes. For broiled pork chops, broil on each side for 10-12 minutes. For grilled steak, grill on each side for 8-10 minutes. For broiled steak, broil on each side for 8-10 minutes. Remove the meat from the grill or broiler and let rest a few minutes.
Split bread lengthwise and toast until golden in the broiler, oven or a big toaster oven. Remove and rub with the cut side of the garlic clove, then drizzle with a little EVOO, sprinkle with the fresh thyme and season with a little salt and pepper. Top the bread with the cheese and return to the oven to melt the cheese.
Top the melted cheese bread with some of the onions, thinly slice the meat of choice on an angle and top with more onions. Sprinkle with a little parsley and serve.