Underbelly: Houston, TX
"Having that little bit of heat from the poblano peppers is a very Tex-Mex addition to comfort food. When you hear Tex-Mex mac and cheese, you know it's gonna be satisfying and delicious." —Chris Shepherd
We asked 10 of the South’s most celebrated chefs to share their inspired takes on down-home classics from meatloaf to mac and cheese. Who really brought home the bacon? Who showed the most grit? Try these recipes and decide for yourself.