Playa del Rey
When you order cheese and macaroni this close to the ocean, you shouldn’t be surprised that seafood joins the party. The Dungeness crab mac & cheese delivers strong on rich and creamy texture with generous chunks of the famed crustacean, topped with a satisfying, spicy crunch.
When you’re like, “I need some lobster with my mac & cheese,” first off, relax, fancypants. Then head to Barton G, who has you and your pants covered with the Lobster Trap: 1b Maine lobster and pasta in a three-cheese lobster sauce.
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Danny Jensen is a regular Thrillist contributor who survived many late nights in college with the help of Easy Mac. Share your late-night mac & cheese schemes with him on Twitter and Instagram.