Superbowl: The Edible Experience Boston Edition 

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The Superbowl is a televised event wherein friends and family gather, beer in hand, surrounded by a lot of snacks and tasty foods, periodically cheering and groaning.  Essentially, its like Oktoberfest minus the parade (we always had a parade in Kitchener- Waterloo) and with a bunch of men parading around a field in jerseys amd tights instead of Lederhosen.

I have nothing against the sport, spare me the cheerleaders (can we not modernize what it is to be cheerleader?), and concussions are definitely an issue worth resolving. I am sorry that the Patriots aren’t playing and their losd was so freaking close!  When it comes down to it, I’m just in it for the beer, food, and excuse for a party.

Lucky for us Bostonians, we don’t even have to prepare our own feasts. Some of my favourite restaurants have half-time show worthy menus and all you have to do is reserve, pay and pick up.

Formaggio Kitchen

Superbowl Special! Formaggio Kitchen Sidewalk BBQ annual tradition continues! Every year, the saturday before Superbowl Sunday, Formaggio Cambridge rolls out their gigantic kettle grill and cooks BBQ favorites.

Pre-orders are recommended: large orders (5+ items) before 4pm on Wednesday and smaller orders (1-4 items) Friday before 4pm. Everything is prepared on Saturday and can be picked up Saturday after 11:00 a.m. or on Sunday after Formaggio opens at 10 am. Menu includes pulled pork, lamb and chicken, hot dogs and sausages, brisket, half chickens, pork ribs, and a variety of sides such as baked beans, slaw and potato salad. For the full menu, click here.

Myers + Chang

The folks over at Myers + Chang are still taking orders for their Superbowl Takeout Package, which will set you up with amazing food for your Superbowl party (or Payton Manning retirement party) including:

  • 1 whole chicken (Indonesian fried chicken)
  • 1 pint guacamole
  • 1 bag of chips
  • 1 pint green papaya slaw
  • 1 quart of potato salad
  • 4 ears of corn
  • 6 Flour Bakery cookies

These packages are available on a pre-order basis. Each box will feed 4-6 individuals for just $125

(sorry! No substitutions or allergy accomodations). Superbowl Takeout packages will be available to order from now until Thursday, February 3rd. Email Heather at heather@myersandchang.com with any questions or to order

Craigie on Main

$75 Package Feeds 4-6 and includes:

  • 1 Slow-roasted Milk-Fed Baby Pig’s Head
  • Corn Tortillas
  • Black beans
  • Guacamole
  • 2 different salsas
  • Cabbage slaw
  • Cornbread
  • 12-pc. Crispy-fried chicken wings, Nuoc Cham, Crispy Garlic

Additional $20/Rack

Rack of Crispy Spice-Crusted Heritage Pork Ribs

Tickets are listed by preferred pick-up time, between 12pm-6pm. For multiple racks of ribs, please purchase separate tickets.
Tickets are non-refundable.

Night Market

Night Market is also offering a selection of pre-order, takeout Super Bowl specials perfect for feeding hungry fans on the big day. The Super Bowl specials include:

– Wings ($0.75 each for 25+ pc)

Available in Tebasaki, Numb-numb, Dry Numb, Fu Sauce, Rendang, Coffee BBQ, or Black Pepper Honey flavors

  • – A pint of Numb Nuts ($10)
  • – Tea Eggs ($15)
  • – Chips & Dip Platter ($15)
  • One pint of dip and chips
  • – Mixed Grill Platter ($42)
  • 5 yakitori, 5 Xinjiang meatballs, 5 sukiyaki western skewer, 5 imperial pork skewer
  • – Mixed Vegetable Grill Platter ($38)
  • 5 Japanese eggplant, 5 shishito pepper, 5 marinated mushroom, 5 okinawa purple sweet potato
  • – Potato croquettes with rendang sauce ($25 for 25pc)
  • – Chix & mushroom wonton with roasted plum sauce ($25 for 25pc)
  • – Build your own green curry carnitas tacos ($35)
  •  Includes ingredients for 12 tacos
  • – Dirty Danwiches or BBQ Pork Banh Mi ($11 each or $10 each for orders of 5+)
  • – Tray of Dan Dan noodles ($50)

Includes six servings of noodles

Night Market is open daily at 5 p.m. and is located at 75 Winthrop Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. To place orders, please contact (857) 285-6948.

Mei Mei

Super Bowl catering is here! Email hello@meimeiboston.com with your name, order, and phone number and we’ll call to confirm. Orders are limited, so everything is first come, first serve. Deadline to order is Friday 5pm, credit card numbers will be taken and charged if cancellations happen after noon Saturday.

SUPER BOWL CATERING 2016

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Formaggio Cambridge BBQ

$85

PORK SHOULDER ROAST WITH BUNS AND FIXINS

Pasture-raised pork shoulder, housemade steam buns, sauces and slaws. Serves 8.

$54

FRITO PIES, YO.

12-pack of Frito Pies with your choice of chorizo chili or kung pao chicken, plus sour cream and onions.

$35

SWEET CORN FRITTERS

Don’t show up to the party empty handed, grab a tray of 35 sweet corn fritters on the way! Comes with sriracha aioli for dipping.

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