Super Bowl XLVII kicks off this Sunday between the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens. While monstrously jacked athletes break their bones for your pleasure, your big job is to eat more than you ever thought possible and stuff your face with a motley brigade of chicken wings, chips, pizza, and beer. Fortunately, L.A.’s restaurants are looking out for you, preparing special snacks, drink deals, and feasts to-go to ensure you lack for nothing while cheering on your team. Come see where some of the best game day events are going down this Sunday and where to get some special treats to take home in our Grub Guide to eating and drinking during The Super Bowl.
Corner Door: The neighborhood hang will open its doors for the first time before the sun sets this Sunday at 1:00 P.M. As added incentive, bartender Beau du Bois will make $18 bottomless Moscow Mules for ladies only to enjoy while watching the flat-screens. 12477 W. Washington Blvd. Culver City; 310-313-5810.
Ink.Sack: Michael Voltaggios sandwich shop is offering a $100 ten-person snack pack to-go, featuring 10 cold fried chicken sandwiches, 10 pastrami sandwiches, a large bag of bbq chips and a large bag of rinds, 10 half-liter Mexican Coca-Colas, five Oreos and five chocolate chip cookies. Orders must be placed by Friday and pick-up by 2:00 P.M. on Sunday. Order at 323-655-7225. 8360 Melrose Ave. West Hollywood.
The Market on Holly: The Pasadena market is offering a to-go menu featuring chicken wings, espresso barbecue pulled pork, a football-shaped cheeseball, and a $35 crudite set with dill dip. 57 E. Holly St. Pasadena; 626-844-8811.
Nick + Stef’s Steakhouse: Starting at 2:30 P.M. the Patina restaurant is offering a $39 all-you-can-eat buffet of wings, sliders, an pizza, along with $5 well cocktails and $15 pitchers of beer. Downtown residents with ID get 15% off their bills. The game will be shown on big screens throughout the restaurant. 330 S Hope St. Downtown; 213-680-0330.
The Parish: Casey Lane’s kitchen is preparing a $40 grid-iron special with 20 stout-glazed wings, a growler of ESP Noble ale, housemade pork rinds, and fried olives. The game will be shown on an 80-inch flat screen with special tailgate sandwiches for $8 to $11. Doors open at 3:00 P.M. 840 S Spring St. Downtown; 213-225-2400.
Susan Feniger’s Street: On Sunday the chef is preparing an all-vegan to-go menu, featuring spicy black bean burgers, vegan chili dogs, vegan seven layer dip, and vegan jalapeno poppers. Orders must be placed two days in advance of Game Day at 323-203-0500. 742 N Highland Ave. Hollywood.
The Bungalow: Starting at 2:00 P.M., the Santa Monica lounge will hold a pig roast with FIG chef Ray Garcia, a mess of tortillas, and a 70-pound porker, with the game screened inside on multiple T.V.s. Sangrias and margaritas will also be served, along with seven-dollar snacks like queso dip, black bean chili, poblano and mushroom quesadillas, and Bungalow burgers. Reservations at 310-899-8530 .
Tom Bergin’s Tavern: The Fairfax legend is gambling this Sunday with a special called “Go For Two.” Miller High Life and housemade pretzels will be on sale for two-bucks all day, while a “Two Minute Drill” will occur every time there’s a two-point conversion, at which point fish ‘n chips and cottage pie will be on sale for two bucks for two minutes. 840 S Fairfax Ave, Mid-City; 323-936-7151.
Wirsthaus: The German restaurant has two big flat-screens and a 100-inch projection screen to show the game, with specials on drinks planned during the game, German variations on familiar Super Bowl snacks, and waitresses dressed in dirndls. 345 N. La Brea Ave. Mid-City; 323-931-9291.