Best Mac and Cheese in the U.S.
Every chef has a version of ultra-comforting macaroni and cheese, with nuances ranging from how many gooey cheeses can fit into a single batch to crunchy toppings like sourdough bread crumbs. Here, where to get the best mac and cheese in the country. —Justine Sterling
A mix of rich Gouda, sharp Asiago and tangy Cacio di Roma in the Mac ’n Cheesetique showcases just a few of the cheeses on sale at this DC-area cheese shop/wine bar. “The resulting combination is savory and slightly sweet,” says owner Jill Erber. Made with elbow macaroni for a “down-home feel,” the dish is finished with crispy bread crumbs tossed with a touch of truffle oil. cheesetique.com