Atlanta Restaurants Have Your Back for Super Bowl Action and Home Viewing Parties
Now that we know the
teams competing in NFL Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1, the next
tackle involves the real "bowl" game -- as in what's going to be on the game-day
table for the 6 p.m. showdown and Katy Perry/Lenny Kravitz halftime glitz.
Atlanta restaurants are kicking off a slew of game-night carryout options, so
delish your guests will go running back to the table for seconds. Those drawn to
a big fan base will find a full roster of viewing screens, cold drinks,
appetizers and hearty eats right here in the ATL.
Draft a Super Bowl
platter to carry out from Atkins Park Restaurant & Bar in
Virginia-Highland. Key players include Atkins Park jumbo chicken wings, two
dozen either smoked on the Big Green Egg or confit with your choice of sweet
chili, spicy BBQ or Atkins Park wing sauce and backed by veggies and ranch and
blue cheese dressings ($30); two full slabs of Big Green Egg pork spare ribs
with tomato BBQ sauce ($35); one dozen bacon cheeseburger sliders ($12);
house-made guacamole, salsa and tortilla chips ($25); and a veggie crudité
platter with ranch dressing ($25). Call 404-876-7249 to place your order before
Thursday, January 29.
Go big and go home. The
Sunday Big Game Package, available at all four Bantam + Biddy locations and Chick-A-Biddy in Atlantic Station, feeds 10 people
for $95. Package brings on Sunday night fried chicken (a mix of gluten-free
white and dark meat), 50 buffalo wings with blue cheese and celery; mac n'
cheese, a dozen pieces of gluten-free jalapeño-cheddar cornbread and a quart
each of hummus and pimento cheese with oven-baked pita wedges. Place your order
at firstname.lastname@example.org before 9 p.m. on Saturday, January
31 and pick up at the location of your choice on Sunday, February 1 by 2:30 p.m.
Jump on this -- limited availability.
Super Bowl XLIX will
run on all TV screens and the big projection screens at G's Midtown and 10th & Piedmont. Game-day highlights at the two
Midtown gathering places involve $2 sliders, $2 shorty cans of beer and $10
pitchers of Miller draft.
It's wings between the
uprights at HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern, i.e. wings are
half-price all day for guests dining in the Midtown restaurant -- whether you're
watching the game on their big screen or just want a wing-it Sunday. Team those
wings up with $15 SweetWater pitchers and $2 shorties for an all-star
experience. Home screening parties, HOBNOB's full menu also is up for grabs as
to-go or catering options. For information, call 404-968-2288.
Terminus City is offering chef Kevin Gillespie's
award-winning Southern fare for game day grazing. The menu of traditional
barbecue pork and chicken ($15 per pound), sandwiches ($8), Brunswick stew ($7)
and sides ($5) will be available, as well as the restaurant's Lunch Boxes ($12
per box), which include choice of sandwich, one side and a sweet treat. All
orders must be placed by Wednesday, January
28. For more information, please contact Gunshow at 404-380-1886 or email
email@example.com to place an order.
Catch the action from the 50-yard line at your
neighborhood Marlow's Tavern.
Watch every pass (or fumble) on bar-area screens while filling up on game-day
specials. Marlow's menu wins points for
satisfying appetites, sweet petite to linebacker size, and for keeping a steady
stream of cold brews and cocktails moving down the sidelines.
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant in Midtown is in for the
long haul, offering happy hour sushi and appetizer specials all day
long to cover pre-game, kickoff and post-game conversations. Sushi platters to
go score extra points for home teams and include salmon, yellowtail, tuna, and
shrimp nigiri as well as a wide range of sushi rolls and vegetarian delights.
Customized platters are available, and all platters are served with a full
roster of wasabi, soy sauce, ginger and chopsticks. Orders must be placed at
least 24 hours before pick up. For more information, call
Smokebelly in Buckhead fires up a Super Bowl to-go
package that pits pulled pork lovers against smoked wing fans. Or maybe they'll
compromise and share the two pounds of pulled pork (substitute turkey or brisket
for an additional cost), 25 smoked wings (all flats or all drums add $3), three
quarts of sides, 12 signature sandwich rolls and two pints of barbecue sauce
($99, serves seven to eight people). Call 404-848-9100 to place an
Pigskin action prep
begins with a meaty lineup of Game Day and Family packages at The Pig & The Pearl in Atlantic Station. Game
Day packages feed 10 fans and include two bags of pork skins with sauces. The
Slider Pack ($65) features two quarts of pork, pulled smoked chicken or Sloppy
Joe and 10 cookies. The Rib Pack ($90) lines up two full racks of St.
Louis-style ribs, two quarts vinegar slaw and a half pan of mac and cheese.
Smoked chicken pack ($75) has two and a half chickens, quartered, plus two
quarts vinegar slaw and 12 deviled eggs. Wing Pack ($75) loads up 50 wings and
two quarts each of vinegar slaw and Sea Island red pea "baked beans." Family
packages are training table ready (24-hour notice, please) to feed four to six
folks with four family style sides, cornbread and choice of meat. Choose whole
smoked pork butt (5-7 lbs., $130), whole smoked brisket (11-13 lbs., $180) or
whole smoked turkey breast (5 lbs., $140). Call 404-541-0930 to place your
Twin Smokers BBQ is providing double coverage for
game-day get-togethers. The barbeque restaurant's call-ahead catering system is
available for mouthwatering meats such as brisket, pulled pork or pork ribs,
satisfying sides and delectable desserts. Guests who take advantage of
call-ahead ordering (24-hour notice required) will receive $10 off every $100
spent - SCORE! Call 404-698-4707 to place an order.