5 Best Places for Ah-Mazing Mac and Cheese

Where we go for comforting, cheesy goodness that’s nothing like grandma used to make.

Related To:

Where we go for comforting, cheesy goodness that’s nothing like grandma used to make.

1: Buffalo Chicken Mac

From: Mac Shack (Brooklyn, NYC)

Why: This is comfort food at its finest, ya’ll. A creamy béchamel, hot and spicy buffalo sauce, marinated roast chicken and macaroni are layered into a pan with handfuls of Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese and topped off with breadcrumbs and a little Ranch.

Brooklyn's Mac Shack
Loading Video...

2: Okey Dokey Artichokey

From: Elbows Mac n Cheese (Southern California)

Why: Owner Punita Patel takes spinach-and-artichoke dip to the next level with pasta, mozzarella and Parmesan, garlic, salt, topped with chili flakes and crunchy breadcrumbs.

Mac and Cheese and Then Some
Loading Video...

3: Chili Mac

From: MACS Macaroni and Cheese Shop (Wisconsin Dells, WI)

Why: Husband-and-wife team Jackie and Nick Morse rely on homemade family recipes, lots and lots of Wisconsin cheese and a not-so-secret weapon (corn chips) to make a Chili Mac hearty enough to keep you warm you up on cold Wisconsin nights.

MACS and Chili
Loading Video...

4: Gilroy Mac

From: Homeroom Mac + Cheese (Oakland, CA)

Why: A mixture of creamy gouda, sharp pecorino and just the right amount of garlic butter make the garlicky Gilroy Mac Homeroom’s best seller.

The Gilroy Mac
Loading Video...

5: Mac ‘Shroom

From: Macbar (Manhattan, NYC)

Why: White-truffle infused “magic” mushrooms (roasted king oyster, shiitake, cremini, portabello mushrooms) mingle with fontina, marscarpone and aged white cheddar cheese to make this 4-star fromage.

Four-Star Fromage
Loading Video...

Next Up

Top 5 Places to Stay in Nashville

See our picks for top hotels in Nashville.

Nashville's Top 6 Places to Shop

Find out where to shop to get the Nashville look or to take home a classic Music City souvenir.

Top 5 States For UFO Sightings

While every state has its share of UFO sightings, these five seem to be hotbeds of alien activity.

7 Best Pieces of Evidence Recovered By the Expedition Bigfoot Team

Many claims of evidence of the elusive cryptid’s presence come from Kentucky and the Pacific Northwest.

5 Paranormal Podcasts We Can’t Get Enough Of

These creepy podcasts put the eerie right into your ears.

5 Craziest Moments From Fright Club Season 2

One of the clips is so frightening, even Dalen Spratt jumped and screamed.

5 Things We Love About Dr. Mireya Mayor

World-renowned primatologist, Fulbright Scholar and National Science Foundation Fellow, Mireya Mayor is not your typical scientist.

5 Unforgettable Spirits From Ghost Adventures Season 25

Zak Bagans and the Ghost Adventures crew encountered some extremely bold spirits in season 25.

5 Jaw-Dropping Moments From Paranormal Caught On Camera

These amateur videographers unexpectedly caught some chilling evidence of the supernatural.

5 Must-see Episodes From Season 14 Of 'The Dead Files'

Celebrate the 200th episode of "The Dead Files" with a look at five shocking episodes from season 14.