Pre-Parties and Pop-Ups
One Penn Plaza will play host to a special lounge that will showcase a number of top culinary talents like Bill Telepan, Franklin Becker and Marc Forgione. Dubbed the 50 Yard Lounge, the concession will be open from 9 AM to 2 AM starting on January 29 and running through February 2, aka game day. Entry will get you all you can eat and drink, but you'll have to pay a premium - tickets range from $400 to $650 depending on when you drop by. Get info here.
Danny Meyer is also getting into the Super Bowl pop-up game, with a temporary restaurant he's running in conjunction with the NFL dubbed Forty Ate. Located in the Renaissance New York Times Square, the menu is filled with classics like steaks and burgers and the venue will be open on lunch and dinner on January 27 to February 2. See the menu and score details here (that burger pic is from the pop-up, yum).
Studio Square in Queens is hosting a pre-game party dubbed TailGate 48, which is hosted by meat maestro Pat LaFrieda along with TV chef Robert Irvine on Sunday, January 26th ($125 per person, here are the details). In addtion to all-you-can-eat meat, the ticket includes beer tastings and live entertainment.