LA's 9 best mac and cheese dishes

Mac and cheese is kinda like that blanket you had as a kid: it's simple and comforting, you've loved it for as long as you can remember, and there's probably a little piece of it somewhere in your apartment. Making sure that little piece is the most delicious one possible: this list of the nine best mac and cheese dishes in LA.

Fred 62
Fred 62

Fred 62 (click here for address and deets)
Los Feliz
It's 214a. You've just left last-call at, say, The Dresden. You want something fried, and carby, and preferably super-gooey and cheesy. And then you remember. Fred 62 has deep-fried mac and cheese balls. The. End.

The Grilled Cheese Truck
The Grilled Cheese Truck

The Grilled Cheese Truck (click here for deets)
Various Locations 
While yes, you could have a grilled cheese with pulled pork, you could also have that same grilled cheese with pulled pork STUFFED WITH MAC AND CHEESE.

Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles
Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles

Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles (click here for address and deets)
Mid-City, Hollywood
For rizeal, this Snoop Dogg (and Snoop Lion!)-approved, Southern-classic serves up some of the best old-schoolish mac and cheese in town -- creamy and baked and delicious.

Fat Dog
Fat Dog

Fat Dog (click here for address and deets)
Beverly Grove
This Fairfax cafe spices up its pepper jack/cheddar mac with jalapeno and breadcrumbs. You can also optionally (hahahahahah, right) add crab and bacon.

Beachwood BBQ
Anne Watson Photography

Beachwood BBQ (click here for address and deets)
Long Beach
Like any delicious fort, Gruyere and beer're the base for this baked mac, which's also full-up with bacon, chives, and smoked chilies.

Connie and Ted's
Jeff Miller

Connie and Ted's (click here for address and deets)
West Hollywood
This East Coast-style seafood shack from the Providence guy's got a crazy-creamy side of cheesy, cheddar-y mac.

Joan's On 3rd
Joan's on Third

Joan's On Third (click here for address and deets)
Beverly Grove
The beloved 3rd St cafe serves its mac and cheese in giant, square-shaped hunks because, delicious.

Baby Blue's BBQ

Baby Blue's BBQ (click here for address and deets)
Venice, Mid-City
This BBQ stalwart's mac and c gets its cheese foursome on with Parmesan, cheddar, jack, and blue.

Trailer Park Truck (click here for deets)
Van Nuys
Track down this kinda-fakely-down-home cooking truck, and order up the Mack'n Cheeseburger, a full-on burger topped with -- you guessed it -- kale and radicchio mac and cheese and applewood-smoked bacon.