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BEST Comfort Food

2008 BEST Comfort Food, South

The Scarlet Oak Tavern


The dish is hot crab-and-cheese dip, and it goes a little something like this: chunks of tender, sweet blue crab tossed with heavy cream and supersharp cheddar, then wood-fired to a roof-of-mouth-scorching sizzle. After that, the menu at this guilty-pleasure… read more»

1999 BEST Comfort Food



The heart foundation might not exactly endorse the Macaroni Simoni (the ultimate rich and creamy macaroni and cheese), but who cares? Celebrity chef Todd English conceived of the idea while looking for a good restaurant to eat at with his… read more»