This feature also appears in Complex's December 2011 / January 2012 issue.

Successfully making it through winter depends on your ability to score the right amounts of beer and food (“lots” and “lots” in both cases). Sure, cheap beer and chips will satiate your craving, but why not do better? These perfect pairings will keep seasonal depression at bay.

Next time you're stomach grumbles and the you're cold because the landlord hasn't turned on the heat, order one of these combo meals. Booze and food—your new winter coat.

Photography by Brad Bridgers; Styling by Kira Corbin.