Five Favorite Comfort Foods

As the weather gets colder, try one of these five local comfort foods to warm you up.

Comfort food is comforting for many reasons. They have sentimental value to us, they are easy to digest, and they certainly taste magnificent. Perhaps they remind you of your childhood. Maybe the strike the perfect chord with your taste buds as the thermometer drops. Whatever be your reasons, head out and try one of these five local comfort foods.

1. Paul Revere Chili

Available in small, medium, large, bread bowls, and quarts, the Paul Revere Chili will have you scream “The flavors are coming!”

in North Andover is home to many comfort foods such as the lobster bisque and chicken vegetable soup, but the Paul Revere Chili should top your list because of its warming power and unique blend of herbs and spices.

2. Meatloaf Dinner

Another favorite is the meatloaf specialty every Monday night at in North Andover. Two side orders of other glorious comfort food accompanies the loaf. Choices include rice pilaf, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, rice with vegetables, seasonal vegetables, or vegetable medley.

The Meatloaf Dinner is served up for $7.99 with sides included.

3. Macaroni and Cheese

If you have a hankering for some mac ‘n cheese, in North Andover is the place to go. The cheese sauce is extremely rich.

Included in the sauce are American cheese, cheddar, and bleu, all sticking to semolina rotini pasta.

4. Four Piece Fried Chicken

in Andover will hook you up with another favorite, fried chicken. The fried chicken at Depot is crispy and flavorful. The dish costs $8.00 for four pieces.

Sides are included in the price; grab a salad and fries or rice.

5. Spaghetti with Meatballs

This comfort food has been perfected at the restaurant in Andover. The beauty of the Chateau’s spaghetti is that it is very customizable.

You can have it with tomato sauce or butter. Both of those options will cost $7.99. Do you prefer meat sauce or marinara? No problem, that variety costs $8.99. Each giant meatball costs $2.99. Sausage is also available if you’re not into meatballs.



Do you own or manage a restaurant? Would you like to see your featured or most popular dish in this column?

If so, send an email to jay@jayoza.org. Please include ingredients, the price, and a photo of the dish.


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