Feeling a little...blah? Maybe you had a rotten, no-good, I-suck-at-life day. Or, maybe you're just bummed out by freezing temperatures and the sudden absence of sunshine. Whatever is causing your personal case of SAD, there's nothing like a piping-hot, soul-satisfying meal to make it all better. After all, this is the best time of year to indulge in comfort food — a.k.a. anything creamy, fried, smothered with melted cheese, or carbo-licious.
If, like us, you're on a cold-weather-induced self-indulgence kick, you'll want to study up on our cheat sheet of can't-miss comfort foods in the DMV. Click through for some certifiable food porn — from crunchy fried chicken and crispy tater tots to mac 'n' cheese and hearty soups — all totally SFW, natch. We're betting you'll probably have dinner plans sorted before you even make it to the last slide.