Because man cannot live by pane Pugliese alone, especially on Super Bowl Sunday (a.k.a. the biggest gorging day of the year aside from Thanksgiving), Sullivan St Bakerys Jim Lahey is trying his hand at takeout bean-and-beef chili. And if you know the bread mans stellar work with meatballs and also cannellini from sister restaurant Co., you know its probably going to be great. If youre from the anti-bean state of Texas, well, thats another story; $24 for a quart and all the fixingsshredded scallions, white Cheddar, sour cream, and pizza bianca (236 Ninth Ave., nr. 25th St.; 212-929-5900).
*This article originally appeared in the February 4, 2013 issue of New York Magazine.