Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Chasen loved good old fashioned comfort food and had it available off menu for his guests who asked for it. This one was a fave. The chili listed is Chasen's Chili, Chasen's Chili (Hollywood Nostalgia Recipe); and the cheese toast is Chasen's Cheese Toast. Information from the historic archives of the Los Angeles Public Library.


  1. Cook spaghetti in a large pot of salted boiling water until nearly tender (al dente), Drain.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. Divide spaghetti among four oven-proof au gratin dishes.
  4. Spoon chili over pasta.
  5. Sprinkle with cheese, and place under the broiler until cheese melts.
  6. Serve with cheese toast.

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