Inked Mag Staff
July 10th, 2020
Bring Your Mac and Cheese Tattoos to the Cookout
Question: Is Mac and Cheese an entree or a side?
I don’t want to meet someone who doesn’t like mac and cheese, in some capacity. Honestly, I don’t. Someone who doesn’t like mac and cheese sounds like a sociopath to me. Because, what’s not to like? It’s literally two of the best foods, pasta and cheese, combined in one delicious dish, Plus, there are so many kinds of mac and cheese. There’s your standard baked mac and cheese, which is made with love and sprinkled with bread crumbs over bubbling yellow cheese. Then you have your quick, simple and still yummy boxed mac and cheeses, whether that’s Kraft, Annies or some other brand. Heck, even vegans get to have their cake and eat it too. Cashew mac and cheese is totally delicious and even the biggest dairy lovers will agree it slaps.
While most (if not all) of us can agree that mac and cheese is the bomb, there’s still division. And that division is between whether mac and cheese is an entree or a side dish. For me, I grew up having mac and cheese as the main course, with items like green beans, peas or broccoli. However, I know that many other people grew up having mac and cheese be a side to larger meals, such as barbecue. Honestly, I’m cool with either, just as long as you’re seasoning the hell out of it with pepper and have a bottle of hot sauce on hand.
In honor of National Mac and Cheese Day, we’re celebrating our favorite dairy-carb hybrid with some of our favorite cheesy tattoos from talented artists around the world. Take a peek at our picks in the gallery below and let us know your thoughts on this story in the comments section on social media.
Inspired by Japanese culture and anime, MimiSama combines old school methods with modern technology in her unique style of tattooing
He fights in the UFC, fronts a punk band, runs a clothing line and does a little stand-up comedy on the side—so, yeah, Andre “Touchy” Fili is all the way alive