Everyone has their own "must haves" for Game Day. This Super Bowl Sunday, February 3rd, in addition to some cold beers, and a working television each household will have that one specific snack such as, a certain salsa, super salty cheese-like dip, fresh guacamole, or spicy sausage, that makes it feel like football Sunday. You can't subsist on processed cheese product alone! But fear not, some of the best kitchens in town have got you covered.
Hopefully you've graduated from your macho beer chugging, Molson can crushing days. On the other hand, that doesn't mean you can't throw a little machismo and competition into your party because after all what, if not bone crushing machismo, is football all about? (Gambling aside.)
Not everyone can handle the idea of looking face to face with their meal, but for those who can make the leap they will be handsomely rewarded. Craigie on Main will spoil the victors with, famed nose to tail chef Tony Maws', heads and tails package. The crispy pig's head is a confit and roasted milk-fed pig's head served with tortillas, guacamole and salsa. The tails are fried to a crisp and will be the best crunchy snack on your table. Exclusively for Super Bowl Sunday, you can bring this magical insider dish home. The Pig's Head and Pig's Tails for 5 people and is $75 . This porcine package can be picked up on Sunday, February 3rd between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Orders can be placed up until Friday, February 1st (617) 497-5511.
Football fan or not, neighbors all come out of hibernation when the smell of burning logs, and sizzling meat, start wafting down Huron Ave. mid-winter. Formaggio Kitchen's BBQ is usually a treat reserved for those warmer weekend days, but once a year mid-winter they fire up the grill for Superbowl Sunday. Come a day early because Saturday is the day that the grill will be fired up serving hungry neighbors, passersby and fans. Sunday's BBQ orders will all be pre-orders packaged and ready to go so that no Superbowl Party goes without the necessary vittles. You can find out Saturday's menu here and download Sunday's pre-order menu here.