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EatBeat: Super Bowl Happenings Around the County

February 1st, 2012 · No Comments

Burger Brawl for Charity

Whole Foods Market is having a Burger Brawl at the PGA store as a charity benefit in advance of the Super Bowl.

Four teams from the store’s departments – Meat, Seafood, Prepared Foods and Specialty Foods – will serve up slider-sized burgers to store visitors. The team who sells the most wins the challenge. Sliders are $2 or 4 for $8, and the money will be donated to the Palm Beach Gardens Youth Athletic Association.

The Burger Brawl is Saturday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Whole Foods Market in Downtown at the Gardens, 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Dr., PalmBeach Gardens.

New England or New York Food Favs – You Choose

Chef Charlie Coe /photo courtesy Dine Magazine

Russell’s Blue Water Grill in Palm Beach Gardens is serving up the Battle of the Cuisines at the restaurant on Sunday during the bowl game. Diners can sup on foods from chef Charlie Coe’s fun ala carte menu representing each side of the playing field. Choices include New England or Manhattan clam chowder; a lobster roll or a Coney Island dog; fried Ipswich clams or Buffalo chicken wings; New England lobster-clam bake or “snowbird” pizza. Even the drinks are themed: the Cape Codder, or a Long Island Iced Tea. For beer lovers, pick Sam Adams Boston Lager or Brooklyn Brewery Lager.

Two TVs will be brought in for the game (pre-game begins at 6 p.m.)

The regular Blue Water Grill ala carte menu also is available. Russell’s Blue Water Grill is at 2450 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; phone 561-318-6344 for reservations.

Three course menu at Philippe Chow Boca

The dinner at Philippe Chow Boca Raton is billed as “Where tailgating meets table service and white tablecloths.” A three-course prix fixe menu is $39 during the game; there are complimentary rental and reservations in the private wine room, which features a giant flat-screen TV – it will be tuned in for bowl watchers.

Menu offered Sunday, Feb. 5. Philippe Chow Boca Raton is at 200 E. Palmetto Park Road, Boca Raton; reservations at 561-393-4666.

Il Bacio Has Playboy Model and Buffet

The “Ultimate Superbowl Viewing Party” is in Delray is at Il Bacio Ultra Lounge, where Erica Chevillar will presumably be hanging with the boys. 100-inch game screens will display the other game, and the food is a $20 all-you-can-eat buffet. You can reserve sectioned-off VIP couches for the event.

Doors open at 4 p.m.; first-come, first-served for general admission. Il Bacio is at 29 S.E. Second Ave., Delray Beach; for VIP reservations, call Steven at 561-376-3374.

Beer Extravaganza at Boca’s Biergarten

“You make the call” on unlimited beer and cocktails with a buffet at the Biergarten in Boca Raton during the Super Bowl. Prizes given away every quarter of the game and during half-time. Buy tickets for $50 a person. Larger parties (15 or more) should contact reservations@biergartenboca.com Three large projector screens are set up for the game. Event begins at 5 p.m.

The Biergarten is at 309 Via de Palmas, Boca Raton; call 561-395-7462.

World of Beer Has Free Food and Games

Glassware and beer towers are the giveaways, along with a chance to win 6-packs of beer every 15 minutes during the game at World of Beer on Clematis in West Palm Beach. Raffle tickets, $1 each, go the charity, Wheels for Kids, providing customized wheelchairs for kids in Palm Beach County. Get a free beer shot every time your team wins a touchdown if you’re wearing a jersey. Numerous TVs line the bars.

World of Beer is at 101 N. Clematis, West Palm Beach; 561-659-5827.









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