Purportedly, the Super Bowl's about football, but as Pat Summerall will gladly tell you, it's really about partying. Which also means gorging. Make these three delicious-yet-simple recipes from LA's ballin'-est chefs and one of its preeminent mixologists, and give yourself more than enough reason to do what NFL GMs did for a half-decade: ignore Kurt Warner.
Killer Garlic Shrimp w/Cilantro and Lime From Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, Animal Destroy your breath with these morsels of oceany deliciousness from chefs/authors of the cookbook, Two Dudes, One Pan -- a title that'd make anybody hungry. Peep the recipe
Super Bowl Burger From Larry Greenwood, STK This burger's gussied up w/ caramelized onions and a ketchup/mayo/relish sauce spiked with both truffles and truffle oil, which're available at Gelsons and Whole Foods: to save cash, dig them out of the jar, and pretend you found them next to the chutney in the mile-long salad bar. Peep the recipe
The Steel Card From Marcos Tello, Edison Edison's mixmaster brings you this beery, bourbony recipe, which also includes mixing in some jam, and'll make you shout "I'm gonna get you, Smucker!" Peep the recipe
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