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Golden Road Pub, Mohawk Bend, Tony's Darts Away
Get your drivers in order, it's all-you-can-drink Super Bowl Sunday at all three of Tony Yarnow's beer joints. $25 for AYCD Golden Road Beer at the pub, which also includes snacks; $20 at Tony's in Burbank, which includes vegan nachos and the like; and $30 at the Echo Park Mohawk Bend, which includes both vegan and non-vegan pizzas.
Kings Row Gastropub All eight TVs will have the game both inside and outside this Old Town Pasadena pub, with the sound up. PS: The patio is one of the best places to watch the game while enjoying a little sunshine. There will be three kinds of chicken wings, which you can get for $7 or a sampling platter for $15, plus naked wings with your choice of sauce. Happy hour, as usual, is form 4-7 PM, so all beers on tap, wines by the glass and cocktails are discounted (20 E. Colorado Blvd.; 626-793-3010).
Nibble on football-friendly finger foods like smoked corn fritters, hot wings, fries with spicy ketchup, and pulled pork sandwiches at the Los Feliz restaurant. Beers in SOLO red cups are only $5, Super Bowl punch is $8, and you can get shots for $8 or $12 depending on your booze of choice. There are TVs at the bar and a big screen TV out on the patio (4500 Los Feliz Blvd.; 323-660-6377).
Starting at 2 PM, the swank clubhouse at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica will have the game on throughout the rooms and patios (check out the back patio - it has a hammock!), plus a parking lot pig roast and bbq by chef Ray Garcia (Fig). There's no cover charge, but you can make table reservations by calling 310-899-8530. Food and cocktails - sangria, margaritas and other specialty cocktails - are all a la carte (101 Wilshire Blvd.)
Get the Gridiron Special - 20 stout-glazed chicken wings, a growler of ESP Noble Ale, house-made pork rinds and fried olives - for $40 per person. Or check out other special game-day eats like buttermilk fried chicken, sausage and pepper sandwiches, or roasted tomato grilled cheese. There's an 80-inch flat-screen TV for the game (840 S. Spring St.; 213-225-2400).
The Mixing Room at JW Marriot
The LA Live hotel's lobby bar will have big-screen TVs both inside and out, plus an all-you-can-eat buffet with smoked baby back ribs, bbq chicken, potato salad, corn cobbettes, and a mac-and-cheese bar. $25 per person; drinks are separate (900 W. Olympic Blvd.; 213-765-8600).
There will be plenty of TVs set up in the lobby and snacks like hot dogs, popcorn and wings from Public Kitchen and Bar. Food is $6-$8, or $39 for a bucket of wings (7000 Hollywood Blvd.; 323-466-7000).
Napa Valley Grille
Going against the Westwood restaurant's usual market-friendly grain, get 25-cent glazed chile wings and $2 PBRs for game time. TVs will be set up in the bar and patio (1100 Glendon Ave.; 310-824-3322).
Lazy Dog Cafe
There will be $3-$6 happy hour specials all day at all Lazy Dog locations throughout SoCal, including Torrance and Thousand Oaks, plus small plates like togarashi edamame beans and wok-fired calamari
The Santa Monica pizza spot will have $10 beer pitchers, special game-day eats like wood-grilled corn on the cob, seven-layer dip with white beans and chickpeas, and smoked and grilled wings (2000 Main St.; 310-396-9250).
For the big game, the Irish tavern will have $2 Miller High Life draft, $2 homemade pretzels with mustard, and a "Two Minute Drill" special - $2 fish and chips and cottage pies during the two minutes following any two minute conversion. Good luck explaining that one to your non-football-loving girlfriend (840 S. Fairfax Ave.; 323-936-7151).
Ink.Sack Michael Voltaggio's party pack features 10 fried chicken sandwiches, 10 pastrami sandwiches, bags of house-made potato chips and pork rinds, Mexi-Cokes, and homemade Oreo and Mexican chocolate chip cookies enough for 10 people ($100 total). You must order by Friday and pick up by 2 PM on game day (8360 Melrose Ave.; 323-655-7225).
Get guacamole and salsa party packs from the West Hollywood or Downtown LA locations, which will feed anywhere from five to 20 people. Orders must be placed by Friday, Feb. 1 and picked up on game day. Want delivery? Check out the zones to see if they can bring it to you.
Market on Holly
The Pasadena market and cafe's Super Bowl menu includes spicy buffalo wings, onion dip and chips, and even a football-shaped cheese ball for your party. Orders must be placed by Friday (57 E. Holly St.; 626-844-8811).
Vegans like Super Bowl Sunday, too, right? Pick up a party pack at Susan Feniger's Hollywood spot that includes spicy black bean burgers, three-bean vegan chili dogs, seven-layer dip, tomatillo salsa and chips, and vegan Jalapeno poppers. Orders must be placed by Friday and picked up on Sunday (742 N. Highland Ave.; 323-203-0500).
M Cafe de Chaya
The macrobiotic build-your-own-burger bar from M Cafe is another healthy alternative for your party spread. You'll get the signature marco patties, M Cafe's special sauce, sliced soy mozzarella, whole wheat burger buns, and any choice of two deli salads. $80 for two to four people, and $160 for eight to 10. Call and ask for Amy to place your order (7119 Melrose Ave.; 323-543-1192).