It looks as if Old Man Winter will give us a break from his wrath long enough to let us thaw out and enjoy watching the Pittsburgh Steelers square off against the Green Bay Packers in Sunday’s Super Bowl. And for the big game, Iron Chef Jose Garces’ University City Mexican outpost Distrito is getting in on the action with “Endless Nachos y Tacos” in its first floor cantina. For $25 guests get to indulge in as much nachos and tacos as they can fit in there mouths between 6 and 9 p.m. There’s also $2 draught beer specials. Fairmount’s London Grill is taking a diplomatic approach to the game. It’s serving regional specialties from Pittsburgh and Green Bay, Wisconsin. Representing Steelers country are Primanti Bros.-style sandwiches, Polish Hill pierogies, boiled eggs and Iron City and Penn Brewing beers. Representing Green Bay are bratwurst sandwiches, deep fried “squeaky cheese,” and beers from Sprecher, Point Brewing and Central Waters. Click through for more.
• The South Philly location of Chickie’s and Pete’s is offering a $65 per person an all-inclusive deal, that includes Buffalo wings, Crab Fries, roast beef sandwiches, roast pork sandwiches, mussels and more. Specially priced domestic draught beers, wines and soft drinks are also available.
• South Philly Bar and Grill will have specially priced Budweiser and Bud Lites during the game, and will serve a complimentary Super Halftime Buffet.
• South Street’s Supper is offering a take out packages that include the restaurant’s bacon-wrapped housemade hot dogs, birch beer glazed chicken wings, and bbq pigskins. Supper Dog kits include four vacuum-sealed and ready-to-grill wieners, house-baked buns, and pints of barbecued onions, sauerkraut, house-cured pickles and beer mustard for $25. Wings, priced at $12 per pound, include buttermilk dressing. The bbq pigskins, crispy barbecue spiced pork rinds, come with Trappey’s Red Devil Cheese Sauce and cost $7 per dozen. Orders must be placed by noon on Friday, February 4.