Super Bowl Feasts To Go
It’s not a Super Bowl party unless there’s a stellar spread to devour between victory dances and armchair commentary. Try these team-sized takeout options. Orders must be placed at least 48 hours before pickup.
1515 North Courthouse Road, Arlington, 703-243-2410; bayoubakeryva.com.
Chef-owner David Guas offers New Orleans-inspired fare, including gumbo, bacon-and-blue-cheese dip, deviled eggs and muffaletta sandwiches (prices vary).
2201 North Pershing Drive, Arlington, 703-528-1011; bonchon.com.
Pass on the usual buffalo wings and run with these addictive Asian alternatives. Sticky and slightly sweet, the delicious drummies—or strips, if you prefer your chicken boneless—are coated with either soy-garlic sauce or a spicy garlic sauce that brings a serious after-burn (prices vary).
5723 Lee Highway, Arlington, 703-237-1204; districttaco.com.
How about a Build Your Own Taco (BYOT) bar? Choose among fillings such as carne asada, sautéed shrimp or al pastor pork (prices vary), and then pile on the toppings. Don’t forget an order of chips and the addictive queso ($22), which should feed 10-20 guests. BYOT orders require a $100 minimum.
2605 Wilson Blvd., 703-248-0150 (Courthouse); 4215 North Fairfax Drive, 703-647-9191 (Ballston); www.earlsinarlington.com.
Earl’s overstuffed sandwiches can be combined into mix-and-match party platters (prices vary) with perennial faves like prosciutto with greens; roast beef with barbeque sauce; and Thanksgiving-style turkey with cranberry. Round out your spread with fresh-baked chocolate-chip cookies ($1.19 each).
We, The Pizza
2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, 703-415-7992; wethepizza.com.
Spike Mendelsohn’s pizza joint offers three tiers of specially priced party packages featuring pizzas, soda, wings and salad, feeding anywhere from four to 25 guests ($55-$243).
Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Drive, McLean, 703-442-9110; wildfirerestaurant.com.
Party platters hold enough sandwiches to satisfy eight to 10 big appetites. Try the buffalo chicken drizzled with ranch and blue cheese dressings ($86.95); cheese-drenched French dip ($109.95); or turkey-avocado-cheddar with honey mustard ($76.95).