Sweet dreams are made of cheese
Mac and cheese has always been an easy go-to for parents looking to satiate hungry children. But it’s not just a favourite for the little ones, macaroni and cheese is comfort food at its very best for kids and adults alike. So, if you’re looking to indulge in the joy of tucking into a big steaming bowl of ooey-gooey goodness, here’s where to find the best mac and cheeses in the 852…
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Known for its good ol’ American fare, you know that you’re on to a winner when it comes to this classic dish! The Mac n’ Cheese ($129) features traditional pasta spirals oozing with a cheesy cheddar sauce and is topped with an organic egg yolk and chives. Don your eating pants and get yourself comfortable – you won’t be moving anywhere after indulging on this famed Stone Nullah favourite!
Stone Nullah Tavern, G/F, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3182 0128, www.stonenullahtavern.com
Lily & Bloom‘s Lobster Mac n Cheese ($295) elevates the traditionally humble dish, adding in an abundance of fresh lobster for good measure. As if the generous portion and massive lobster wasn’t enough, Lily & Bloom is known to prepare the fair in a massive cheese wheel! Sold!
Lily & Bloom, 5/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, 2810 6166, www.lily-bloom.com
Classified’s Three Cheese Macaroni ($105 normally, $60 for a kid’s portion) is baked to perfection. Seriously, it comes to the table in a cast iron skillet so you know it’s freshly baked. Those golden breadcrumbs at the top give it away too. Each bite is pure heaven…
Aberdeen Street Social offers an upscale bowl of mac and cheese. The Truffle Mac & Cheese ($60) is a side on the social supper menu, which offers up 2-course for $280 every day until 8pm. The truffle enhances the flavour of the cheese, ensuring you’ll be back for more!
Aberdeen Street Social, G/F, JPC, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2866 0300, www.aberdeenstreetsocial.hk
If you’re looking for a local twist on a Western staple, head over to Bread and Beast! The Lap Cheung Mac & Cheese ($118) adds a touch of Hong Kong flavour with slices of sweet lap cheung, which brilliantly balances out the super cheesy macaroni, making this an absolutely delicious dish!
Bread and Beast, G/F, 3 Swatow Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 9120 6869, www.breadandbeasthk.com
Savour Blue’s gourmet version of mac and cheese, the Duck Confit Mac ‘n’ Cheese ($110). Featuring duck confit and topped with a slow cooked egg, this dish’s cheese sauce is not too heavy, leaving stomach space for more indulgence! Drown in cheesy hedonism with this irresistible bowl of gooey goodness.
Blue Butcher & Meat Specialist, G/F, 108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, 2613 9286, www.bluebutcher.com
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on Sassy Hong Kong on 15, September 2016 and was updated by Cristiana Wu on 10, September 2018
Featured via Getty. Image 1 courtesy of Stone Nullah Tavern via Facebook, image 2 courtesy of Lily & Bloom via Facebook, image 3 courtesy of Classified via Facebook, image 4 courtesy of Aberdeen Street Social via Facebook, image 5 courtesy of Bread & Beast via Facebook, image 6 courtesy of Blue via Facebook