Public House’s 100 beers and 27 TVs make it a great spot for football.
Public House: With 100 beers, 27 big-screen plasma TVs, and booths with three personal taps, Public House is the perfect spot to catch the game. Order the BBQ Platter, loaded with Amish chicken, half slab of ribs, pulled pork, sliced Wagyu beef brisket, Napa slaw, and fries. Reservations strongly recommended. 400 N. State St., 312-265-1240
Benny’s Chop House: The game will air with sound on at Benny’s Chop House this weekend as Chicago sports talk legends Chet Coppock and Del Yates, Jr. emcee. Even though Chicago isn’t in the Bowl this year, the resto will pay homage to the Bears with random bouts of Windy City football trivia throughout the game while guests enjoy gratis snacks like wings, maple-glazed house-cured bacon, and homemade potato chips. Event starts at 4 p.m. 444 N. Wabash Ave., 312-626-2444
What to Wear
SEAHAWKS: Cashmere pullover sweater, Massimo Alba ($825). Barneys New York, 15 E. Oak St., 312-587-1700
BRONCOS: Denver Broncos cufflinks, Ravi Ratan ($60). Nordstrom, 55 E. Grand Ave., 312-464-1515
SEAHAWKS: Tyne Turnback beanie, Barbour ($49). Haberdash EDC, 611 N. State St., 312-646-7870
Mini football in 14k yellow gold, Alex Woo ($148). alexwoo.com
Jersey football tee, T by Alexander Wang ($175). Saks Fifth Avenue, 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-799-5211
Striped colorblocked scarf, Kate Spade New York ($148). Neiman Marcus, 737 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642-5900
What to Eat
Rockit Burger Bar’s mac & cheese attack burger is a mash-up of comfort foods.
Mac & Cheese Attack Burgers from Rockit Burger Bar: Take the delicious and over-the-top Rockit creation—the mac & cheese attack burger—home for your own Super Bowl party with the resto’s to-go party platter. Order by 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, and pick up the platter of patties, toppings (try add-ons like short rib and fried eggs), and the pièce de résistance: mac and cheese “buns.” $15 per burger plus fries. 3700 N. Clark St., 773-645-4400
Chili at Howells & Hood: In its first annual Super Bowl Chili Cook-off, Howells & Hood invites guests to try a flight of seven chilis during the game, concocted by chefs like Chicago q’s Lee Ann Whippen, TWO’s Tom Van Lente, and Mercadito’s Patricio Sandoval. Be sure to stick around after halftime: voting takes place at the end of the third quarter. Special starts at 3 p.m. and will run through the game ($15). 435 N. Michigan Ave., 312-262-5310