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Kitchen 24 vs. The Kitchen: Who has the Best Mac & Cheese?

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Smac & Cheese at Kitchen 24, left, and Mac N' Cheese at The Kitchen, right. | Photos by Zach Behrens/LAist

With similar restaurant names, why not compare two feel-good comfy foods back to back? First, there's the Kitchen 24 in Hollywood with their Smac & Cheese ($8.95) made out of cheddar, mascarpone, smoked gruyere and topped with a basil herbed crust. Over in Silver Lake, The Kitchen serves it's Mac N' Cheese ($8.00) with extra sharp cheddar in a garlicky sauce.

Play by Play, Kitchen 24 vs. The Kitchen

  • Consistency: Saucy vs. Gooey
  • Texture: Soft vs. Al Dente
  • Flavor: Rich vs. Tasty
  • Presentation: Fancy vs. Homemade
  • Next Time: Try something else on the menu vs. Order it Again
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Previously: Kitchen 24: Hollywood's Newest All-Night Trendy Diner