Where to Watch Super Bowl XLVII
January 29, 2013 | by —Alexandra Calamari
Photography by Longrada Lor | Homepage
At The Parish, fans can enjoy Casey Lane's Gridiron Special, which includes stout-glazed wings, a growler, and more.
Super Bowl XLVII goes down this Sunday (February 3), as the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens and brothers Jim and John Harbaugh duke it out for coaching honors. Take in the game and exciting drink and dining specials at a few of our favorite spots around the city. Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. so be sure to arrive in time to score prime seating.
The Parish, Downtown LA
Downtown football fans can take in the game on The Parish’s 80-inch flat-screen TV while enjoying one of chef Casey Lane’s Super Bowl specials. Groups can choose the Gridiron Special ($40), featuring an order of 20 stout-glazed chicken wings, homemade pork rinds, fried olives, and a growler of ESP Noble Ale, or take down one of Lane’s tailgate sandwiches. Options include buttermilk fried chicken with heirloom tomatoes and arugula, and sausage and peppers, among others, as well as the classic Parish burger with caramelized onions and stichelton blue cheese. Doors for the event open at 3 p.m.; event starts at 3:30 p.m. 840 S. Spring St., Downtown, 213-225-2400
The Shore Hotel, Santa Monica
For an exciting game-watching experience without the hassle of driving home, head to Santa Monica’s Shore Hotel. The Sideline Sunday Super Bowl special ($299 and up) includes overnight accommodations for up to four guests, a mimosa bar for four with a variety of fresh juices, and entry to the Shore Hotel’s Super Bowl beachfront viewing party, which features football snacks like pizza and wings. For each package booked, the hotel will donate $25 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving. 1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 800-599-1515
Station Hollywood, Hollywood
Park yourself at Station, the outdoor bar and lounge at the W Hollywood, where they’ll be broadcasting the game live on their 40-square-foot outdoor movie screen. A special menu of small plates and bar bites by executive chef Sascha Lyon from neighboring restaurant Delphine will be available from 11 a.m. onward as the perfect answer to an upscale tailgate. The a la carte items include organic kale salad with crispy pita, jalepeno, goat’s milk feta, and creamy citrus dressing; short rib quesadillas; truffle cheese fries; and Ahi tuna poke with arugula citrus salad and avocado. 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323-798-1360
The Churchill, West Hollywood
With game sound playing throughout the bar and a total of six TVs upstairs and downstairs, The Churchill offers a great view for any football fan. Exclusively priced beers during game time are only the start of their specials—The Churchill has also crafted a special small-plates menu that comprises chipotle cider glazed wings, duck-fat popcorn, hand-cut fries, a vegan market pizza, and more (menu specials start at 3 p.m.). 8384 W. 3rd St., West Hollywood, 323-655-8384
Public Kitchen and Bar, Hollywood
Head to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for a festive event with a 15-foot screen projecting the game in the hotel lobby, complete with roving hot dog, popcorn, and candy carts. Chef Tim Goodell has also whipped up a specialty snacks menu, including a deal featuring a bucket of Becks Sapphire beer with a dozen wings ($39). 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 323-769-8888
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