Here in Austin, comfort foods are a mainstay on menus around town, sometimes with humble mac and cheese as a headliner. And we're talking about dishes that are way beyond that blue box from your college days.
Eater's sharing 14 favorite places in Austin to find the richest creamiest mac and cheeses from a hearty version at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill to a minimalist iteration at Parkside to a vegan option at Counter Culture. Heck, there are even a couple lux-comfort mac and cheeses including Clark’s Oyster Bar interpretation with crab.
Whether you are a fan of the simple creamy mac and cheese, you need those crispy edges, or you prefer a version loaded with extras, this map has it covered. While we might disagree on which version is the best, can we all just agree that mac and cheese may be the great unifier of our nation?
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