Couldn’t score tickets to attend Super Bowl XLVIII? Order the best game day grub for a football fiesta in the comfort of your own home. Whether you’re screaming for the Seahawks or betting on the Broncos, these NYC restaurants are offering specials and catering packaging to enjoy the game no matter who takes home the trophy. By Sarah Shaker.
Marc Murphy’s Ditch Plains is offering delicious take-out that can be picked up or delivered right to your home for the big game. If you’re hosting a large party, choose from the End Zone Menu ($30 per person) or Game Day Menu ($45 per person) including a choice of cheese, charcuterie or poached shrimp platters, Six Foot Heroes options and hot items like pigs in a pretzel. The UWS location boasts more TV’s than you can imagine, so you’re guaranteed to have the best spot in the house for analyzing every play (and commercial) if you decide to bring your crew and dine-in instead. Game day menu items will include The Ditch Dog (the ultimate hot dog topped with homemade mac + cheese), Pickled Onion Rings and Jalapeno and Cheddar Tater Tots.
Rosemary’s is offering delivery and takeaway packages for Super Bowl Sunday. A wide variety of chef Wade Moises’ Italian dishes are available for groups of 8-10, including Antipasti Misti, Salumi Formaggi and vegetable Crudo. A variety of pastas are available, along with espresso-glazed rack of Ribs and Chicken Wings with a spicy Sicilian glaze. Guests can also order slider packs with a choice of smoked lamb shoulder, braised pork shoulder or smoked brisket, along with condiments and 10 housemade buns. All of the above can be purchased individually or as a package for $250.
Celebrate this Super Bowl without getting your hands dirty in the kitchen. Tres Carnes is offering “Tres to Your Place” featuring many “Texican” smoked selections, from 16-hour smoked brisket tacos, to slow smoked pork shoulder burritos, game day chili and healthy “adobo smoked” chicken bowls, to cater your Super Bowl party with delicious ease.
Court Street Grocers
Court Street Grocers in Gotham West Market offers a take-out menu full of football favorites for game time including Braised and Glazed St. Louis Cut Ribs, Buffalo Wings, Pimiento Cheese, French Onion Dip and a variety of 6-foot subs available for pre-order. Place orders by Monday, January 27 for pick-up the morning of the game for an apartment full of ready-to-eat treats.
For the entire week leading up to the Super Bowl, anyone with an ID from the state of Washington, the home of the Seattle Seahawks or the state of Colorado, in support of the Denver Broncos, will receive 15 percent off their order at Potatopia, the all-potato concept restaurant in the West Village. For any catering orders placed for pickup on Super Bowl Sunday, Potatopia will be offering 50 percent off all protein additions to any tray of potatoes. All orders must be made at least 24 hours in advance.
“Pourhouse at Your House” brings together all your favorite Pourhouse favorites, like their popular burgers and sliders, wings, sandwiches and salads, and makes them available at your fingertips! No fuss, no worries (no drunken frat boys) – just sit back and enjoy the game from the comfort of your couch.
New York bagel lovers, rejoice! Bantam Bagels has created a Tailgate Box with three flavors made especially for you to create your own at-home tailgate on the day of the big game. Hot Pretzel Bantam is a salt bagel filled with Cheddar Dijon cream cheese. The Bleecker Street Bantam is a pizza dough bagel topped with a thin slice of pepperoni and filled with marinara mozzarella cream cheese. The Buffalo Bantam is a celery carrot bagel filled with buffalo chicken blue cheese cream cheese.
Sugar Flower Cake Shop
Sugar Flower Cake Shop can sweeten your party with clever customized cakes. Sugar Flower Cake Shop Owner Amy Noelle creates special Super Bowl cakes bringing many NFL-worthy designs to life, such as a MetLife Stadium replica, team helmets, a football, your favorite players’ jerseys and more. Designs range from a simple round cake with team decorations ($200) to one in the shape of a football that serves 30 people or more ($500). With a creamy chocolate ganache exterior, fans can choose from a variety of flavors for the cake itself for a delicious way to celebrate the big game.
The Nugget Spot, specializing in your favorite childhood handheld snack, is offering Super Bowl XLVIII Packages. “Safety” serves 5-6 fans for $85 and includes 50pc Bucket of Chicken Nuggets, Two 8oz Sauces, One Small Tray of Fries, One Small Tray of Nacho Mac & Cheese and a sweet surprise. “Field Goal” for $125 serves 10-12 party guests and the “Touchdown” for $225 serves 18-20 hungry fans. Nugget options in each package include Southern Belle, Cap’n Crunk, Cheez Louise, Twisted or Buffalo Style with sauce options including Smokin J’s BBQ, Honey Mustard, O.G. Ranch, Tutie’s Blue Cheese and Homemade Heat. Orders must be placed by January 31 to guarantee your order for game time.
Root for your favorite team while snacking on sweet treats from gourmet crisped rice cereal emporium, Treat House on the UWS. Inspired by a charitable school bake sale, Treat House, is serving team-themed treats for the big game along with their classic and innovative flavors, including Birthday Cake, Caramel Sea Salt and Chocolate Peanut Butter. Added bonus? You’ll treat your guests while treating others, because ten cents from every treat purchased will be donated to the Food Bank for New York City.
Celebrate Game Day Daniel Boulud’s way! From the signature DBGB Dog to festive ice sugar cookies and gelato by the pint, Chef Daniel Boulud has got your party covered. Menu highlights include Spicy Thai Jumbo Amish Chicken Wings with peanut sauce, cucumber and red onion slaw and Bahn Mi Thai Sausage, with hero rolls, cucumber slaw and pork pate. Order online by 6:00 p.m. Friday, January 31 and pick-up in-store on Game Day starting at 11:00 a.m.
Available exclusively at Godiva Boutiques, including the Financial District, Midtown and Upper East Side locations, end your Super Bowl party by serving delectable chocolates from Godiva Chocolatier. Football Truffles and Football Chocolate Dipped Strawberries are sure to awe and delight your guests as they cheer on their favorite team and add a bit of romance for those who only watch the game to indulge in the snacks, sweets and Half Time Show.
Sarah Shaker is the founder of the blog Bright Lights, My City.