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Best macaroni and cheese?

chowgrrl Jan 20, 2007 05:26 PM

I have serious hankering for good old fashioned comfort food. Stanley's has great mac and cheese, but what am I missing out on?

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    coopercj RE: chowgrrl Jan 20, 2007 07:11 PM

    Go to Chalkboard-(a new place on Lincoln and montrose)- The chef there makes a FANTSTIC mac and cheese-- its sinfuly good. Its the same chef from Rushmore, and they served somthing that was similar-

    I don't think you would be disapointed with it!!


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      maurice RE: chowgrrl Jan 22, 2007 08:15 PM

      It's quite a drive from Stanley's, but Priscilla's Ultimate Soulfood in Hillside has excellent mac & cheese (among other things).

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        arwool RE: chowgrrl Jan 22, 2007 08:41 PM

        Fat Willy's has excellent mac n cheese -- very rich sauce, nice crust on top, wonderful flavor. I think it's on the menu as an appetizer, but you can also get a bigger portion.

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          NDJ RE: chowgrrl Jan 22, 2007 08:48 PM

          Sola has excellent Mac & Cheese. It seems to be out of place there, but it is delicious. They offer it as a side dish, though of course it is filling enough for a main course.

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            Original Kman RE: chowgrrl Jan 23, 2007 12:01 PM

            It's not traditional 'comfort food' but the truffled mac & cheese at Smith & Wollensky is awfully (sinfully) good. Rich and creamy and just too good to share with anybody.

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              chowgrrl RE: chowgrrl Jan 30, 2007 10:59 AM

              THANKS TO ALL!!!

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                wak RE: chowgrrl Jan 30, 2007 11:12 AM

                Smith and Wollensky has a good Mac and Cheese side with white truffle oil. Never had it in Chicago, but it was great at the Vegas oupost.

                About two years ago I had some great M&C at Bin 36, but they have gone through a lot of changes since then and might not have it any more.

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