Super Bowl Sunday: Where to Go and What to Order In
Five reasons to watch a game between two teams you don’t really care about.
While New England may still be mourning the knockout of the Pats by the Broncos, there’s no way we’re sitting Super Bowl Sunday out. Here are our picks for what to order in, where to watch, and what to do on the day of the big game:
1. Stay Home and Order In
Whether you’re throwing a Super Bowl party or just want to scream at your own TV in the privacy of your own living room, don’t do any real work and call up the following restaurants for the necessities:
Flour Bakery‘s special Super Bowl menu includes meatball subs, wings, and potato skins stuffed with chorizo, fontina, and pickled peppers. Orders due by Thursday. Info: flourbakery.com.
Puritan & Company will make your corned beef ribs, black-eyed peas, and more. Orders accepted until 10 p.m. Saturday. Info: 617-615-6195, facebook.com.
Craigie on Main is going “Head to Tail”—meaning roast pig’s head and fried tails, salsas, and tortillas. Add on wild boar chili and corn bread for extra. Info: 617-497-5511, craigieonmain.com.
Strip T’s Super Bowl XLVIII menu includes corned beef, pastrami, Grandma Pearl’s matzo ball soup, and more. Pre-order by Friday. Info: stripts.com.
2. Row 34
At this Super Bowl party, munch on snacks like lobster roe popcorn and fried chicken wings. For football fanatics who like a little variety in their imbibing, Row 34′s craft beer list has more than 20 brews on tap. Row 34, 383 Congress St., Boston. Info: 617-553-5900, row34.com.
3. Chili Cook-Off at Olde Magoun’s Saloon
The ninth annual Super Bowl Sunday Chili Cook-off at Olde Magoun’s kicks off Sunday at noon, where you can sample and vote for your favorites. (Or, go all out and submit your best chili dish and win some prizes.) Stick around for the game, and Old Magoun’s Saloon will host an All-You-Can-Eat Football BBQ Tailgate Party from 5-9 p.m. Olde Magoun’s Saloon, 518 Medford St., Somerville. Info: 617-776-2600, magounssaloon.com.
4. Bead Bowl at Bead Addiction
For the less sports-inclined among us, pre-game your Super Bowl with jewelry making from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The third annual Bead Bowl includes free demonstrations on how to make bracelets as well as contests, drawings, and a chocolate festival. 2000 Main St., Walpole. Info: 508-660-7984, bead-addiction.com.
5. CBS Scene Restaurant and Bar
If you’re still bummed out about the Patriots, head on down to Foxborough and at least pretend like they’re still in. With 143 high-definition displays, all-you-can-eat wings, and a Bud Light bucket special, that won’t be hard to do. 200 Patriot Place, Foxborough. Info: 508-203-2200, cbsscene.com.