Touchdown Eats: Five Places for Super Bowl Takeout
The Super Bowl is this Sunday. If you're watching at home, what will you eat when the Seattle Seahawks meet the New England Patriots? Here are some ideas for easy takeout without the fuss. Brats Brothers Load up on sausage, traditional and exotic bratwurst, pretzels, Bavarian sides (above), spreads, cheeses and salads. There's no catering package, so mix and match […]
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The Super Bowl is this Sunday. If you're watching at home, what will you eat when the Seattle Seahawks meet the New England Patriots? Here are some ideas for easy takeout without the fuss.
Load up on sausage, traditional and exotic bratwurst, pretzels, Bavarian sides (above), spreads, cheeses and salads. There's no catering package, so mix and match your favorite dishes. They will give a 10% discount on all catering orders. For regular orders, they now use EAT24.com. 13355 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, 818-986-4020
Brent's is offering their once-a-year Super Sunday Special: a 32-ounce “super” bowl of homemade guacamole and tortilla chips for $15. Order alone or add it to trays and platters that include sandwiches, sliders, wraps, meat, cheese, smoked fish, fresh fruit, desserts and more. 19565 Parthenia Street, Northridge, 818-886-5679; 2799 Townsgate Rd., Westlake Village, 805-557-1882
Chili and the Super Bowl is a time-old tradition. Rather than cooking up a batch, check out the menu at Jinky’s. All locations serve 20 rotating flavors of chili, including such favorites as: Boston turkey, Himalayan beef, Southwestern pork, wild wild west, Colorado beef, Oaxaca beef, Mexicali, black bean veggie—and for those who can take the heat, there’s the Devil O that’s a 10+ on the scale of 1 to 10 for spice level. Price: $6.95 cup; $10.95 pint; $17.95 quart; $71.80 gallon. Toppings (sour cream, onions, cheese) and garlic bread are included. There are five locations: Studio City (Studio Cafe'), Sherman Oaks, Agoura Hills, Thousand Oaks and Santa Monica. jinkys.com
Perhaps consider a more sophisticated addition to your football fare with a cheese and charcuterie platter. Kristin Nuss Farand, formerly of Artisan Cheese Gallery, has taken off with her own biz and is offering a special platter with summer sausage, as well as choices of meat and cheese. Figure on spending $6 to $7 person. All platters come with bread, fruit and nuts. [email protected] or call 818-335-1159
This Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks BBQ joint has specials for dining out and in. For takeout only, there’s the Team Special for $151.95 (serves 8): two racks of baby back ribs, two pounds of meat, eight beef links and three quarts of sides. Or try the Linebacker Special for $34.95 (serves 2): a pound of meat or whole chicken, three small sides and two pieces of chocolate cake for only $34.95. For brisket fans, the Whole Brisket Dinner is $225 and includes a whole brisket (about 8 pounds), three small trays of sides and a pecan pie (serves 15). For watching the game on their in-house big screens, receive unlimited Shiner Bock on tap, 1/2-pound of meat and a small side for $25. 5242 Van Nuys Blvd. (north of Magnolia), Sherman Oaks, 818-855-1280
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