On the coldest of winter days, there are few meals more satisfying than a chicken pot pie. The dish has everything you need to keep the cold at bay: A flaky pastry lid, a gravy-heavy interior, and ample chunks of chicken and vegetable. A good chicken pot pie is worth traveling for—but, here on Long Island, you don’t have to. Here are five great chicken pot pies that you should be eating this winter.
This casual Blue Point spot screams comfort food—and chicken pot pie is the epitome of the genre. Served in an iron skillet, JT’s pot pie is made with organic chicken and comes topped with a delicious herb crust.
Monday nights are chicken pot pie nights at this East Hampton restaurant, which has a loyal following for the weekly event. Although it’s not on the regular menu except for once a week, you should definitely add this to your Monday rotation.
In Huntington, Kerber’s has been serving up pot pies since they opened in the early 1940s. There are two sizes available: a personal pie and a nine-inch, presumably to share.
The country chicken pot pie at Mim’s, in Roslyn, features a roasted chicken breast, carrots, peas, potatoes, and a sage béchamel, all held together with a puff pastry crust. Sounds good to me!
Baiting Hollow’s Cooperage Inn is so famous for their pot pies—which are chock full of white and dark meat chicken, carrots, celery, corn, peas, potatoes, and a Sherry cream sauce—that they have a separate section of the menu dedicated to them. Eat them at the restaurant or order a frozen one ($15 for an individual and $48 for a massive family-sized version) to go.