Tomorrow's the Mayan Apocalypse and although we don't actually believe the world will be coming to an end, we are partial to any and every excuse to indulge in comfort food. Here now, hearty soups and stews, mac n' cheese (with lobster, of course), chicken pot pie, and then some from 12 Cape & Islands restaurants.Read More
Apocalypse Chow: Where To Eat Before Doomsday
1. The Dan'l Webster Inn
The early evening menu includes a Chicken Pot Pie with Fresh all white meat tenders braised with carrots, pearl onions, peas and mushrooms in a natural chicken gravy served over puff pastry.
2. The Nimrod Restaurant & Jazz Lounge
The Nimrod's King James Chicken sounds warm and inviting. It's a Tender Breast over stuffed with lobster meat, creamy garlic & chive Boursin, Panko breaded, baked and finished with a lemon sage beurre blanc.
3. Bobby Byrne's
Southern Fried Dippin Chicken, Baked Macaroni & Cheese (better yet, have the Lobster version), Chicken Pot Pie, Burgers, and Homemade Apple Crisp. Comfort food nirvana can be found at Bobby Byrne's Sandwich, Mashpee & Hyannis locations.
Chef/owner Frederic Feufeu’s award-winning French bistro features comfort-worthy Gratinée a L’Onion French Onion Soup and “Fred’s Bacalao” Cod Fish Chowder.
Comfort food central since 1981. Barbyann's Hearty Chili comes either Meaty & and 2 Alarm, topped with Cheddar Cheese, or 4 Alarm with Jalapenos & Onions. Or try Captain Merle's Seafood Stew with schrod, shrimp, scallops and lobster in a traditional creamy New England broth.
6. Captain Parker's Pub
Overlooking Parker's River, this Cape restaurant has been serving for over 30 years. Best known for their award winning, thick and creamy, New England Clam Chowder. It. Is. Awesome.
7. Del Mar Bar & Bistro
We're substituting the comfort food classic Spaghetti with Del Mar's Linguini alla Bolognese that's topped with Calabro ricotta and fresh basil.
8. Joe's Bar & Grille
Located in the Barley Neck Inn, Joe's serves up all things comforting, from Penne Bolognese, burgers to mashed potatoes. Their luscious chocolate brownie with chocolate sauce, caramel, and pecans, served with Dulce de Leche ice cream sounds like the perfect ending.
9. The Lobster Pot
Move over Chicken Soup, we're going out with the Lobster Pot's Pork & Clams Osso Bucco. It's Pork shank & littlenecks, simmered with Portuguese sausage, tomatoes, fish & veal stocks, served on Sardinian cous cous.
10. State Road
Conveniently, Thursday night is Burger Night. Their WOOD GRILLED SIRLOIN BURGER with house ground Northeast Family Farm beef, port onion jam, grafton cheddar, pommes frites, STATE ROAD garlic dill pickles on a brioche roll sounds comforting.
11. The Grill on Main
Chef Antonio Saccoccia's menu features a comforting Baked French Onion Soup with an Herb Crostini and Gruyere Cheese and Lobster Turnover with a Shrimp and Lemon Cream Sauce.
12. Brotherhood of Thieves
Jeff's Chicken Pot Pie, Smokehouse Mac n' Cheese, Fried Chicken Fridays, and Crafted Burgers all add up to comfort food central.