Pretend You Care About Football, Gorge on Meat
While some are wondering who will be playing on Super Bowl Sunday, we're more interested in what we might be eating. Some options via Grub Street:
-Momofuku Ssam (207 Second Avenue) is offering their bo ssam for pickup as part of a $275 Super Bowl package. The Super Bowl Bo Ssam To-Go-Go serves 10 and includes the legendary pork butt accompanied by bibb lettuce, kimchi, rice and sauces; chicken wings with a soy sauce chili glaze, and assorted cookies and sweet treats. Orders must be placed by 5pm on January 29th.
-Looking for more traditional barbecue options. Blue Smoke (116 East 27th Street) has catering or you can hang out there for an all-you-can-eat barbecue (we just tasted a little bile in the back of the throat typing that phrase), an open bar, and flat screens for $135 per person.
-Lastly, if you want to cook but need some help, Dr. BBQ is hosting the first annual "Super Bowl Tailgating Class" at Southern Hospitality (1460 Second Avenue). Participants will learn to make such delicacies as mac and cheese soup, tropical pork chop sandwiches. and "the Bloody Doctor which makes every party a success." The cost is $45, and tickets are available here.