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Oct 9, 2007 06:10 PM

Best Mac and Cheese

What makes it the best. . super rich and creamy.

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    1. I don't know if it's the best but I had excellent baked mac and cheese with a variety of cheeses at NoLita House...but I'm no mac and cheese expert, I still love velveeta out of the box

      1. It doesn't meet the poster's description of "super rich and creamy", but I just recently had the "Macaroni pie" at Ali's Roti on Flatbush, and I thought it was excellent stuff. It was served in room-temperature squares that were so densely packed that you could pick them up and eat them with your hands. A nice cheesy baked crust on top that was thin enough not to be leathery, and a sort of eggy cheesiness that washes out from the pasta as you chew... pretty great stuff. Vaguely reminiscent of some of the really great mac 'n' cheese you find down South, or in Texas: soulful stuff. And the roti's not bad, either (especially if you ask for plenty of hot sauce).

        1. Blue Smoke rocks the mac and cheese!

          1. wowwow
            You might enjoy this site which lists what the author refers to as the NY's top places for Mac and Cheese. It generated so much debate that there was a followup with additional places. I hope you find it interesting.:-}


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            1. re: Tay

              I'm glad you posted the Gridskipper map. I tried the Artisanal mac and cheese and it was amazing, very rich. Not your traditional crust on top kind, though.

              1. re: brendastarlet

                I'm glad you found one that you liked.:-} I think my dream job would be to eat my way through all the Mac 'n cheese reccs. Of course, I'd be the size of Delaware, but it would be a fun journey