Super Bowl XLVIII

[ 0 ] January 24, 2014 |

DSC_0036Looking for ideas?  Here are a few to cheer on your team:


Shake Shack, with two locations in DC, will be offering a great two-for-one deal on frozen custards during the weekend of the Super Bowl as part of its “Two-Pint Conversion” special. Customers who buy one pint of frozen custard will get another free-and grab a fun Shake Shack-branded mini football. Shake Shack’s frozen custard flavors include vanilla, chocolate and their flavor of the week. The special runs from Thursday, January 30 to Sunday, February 2. Shake Shack is located at 1216 18th Street NW in Dupont Circle, and at 800 F St. NW on F Street. For more information, please visit


Vinoteca hosts an All Night Super Bowl Happy Hour and viewing party on Sunday, February 2 beginning at 5 p.m. The bar and restaurant will serve 15 wines at $5/glass, and feature specials on small plates.  Vinoteca’s 7-day-a-week happy hour usually runs from 5-7pm. Vinoteca is located at 1940 11th St NW. For more information, please visit


Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Adams Morgan is celebrating the Super “Chili” Bowl with its annual “Eat for Free, and Drink for Almost Free” bowl party from 5:30pm-11 p.m. on February 2. Jack Rose will dole out a complimentary bowl of Chili + Corn Bread to fans with drink specials of $5 Punch, Pints & Whiskey. Beer Director Nahem Simon will also offer beers from each team’s home state of Colorado and Washington. Bites like Duck Fat Fries with black truffle mayo and Sriracha ranch, and House Made Pretzels with bourbon honey butter will be offered at a 50-percent discount. Fans can watch the game on Jack Rose’s heated rooftop terrace featuring three jumbo-sized flat-screen TVs all tuned in to Super Bowl XLVIII. Jack Rose Dining Saloon is located at 2007 18th St. NW in Washington, DC.  For more information, please visit

G is launching their catering menu just in time for the Super Bowl. The menu (available here) includes G’s big hits, along with something new: 3-foot versions of some of Chef Mike Isabella’s favorite sandwiches. Each 36-inch sandwich can easily feed over a dozen people. Due to the bread necessitating a special order, 48-hour notice is required to order. For the Superbowl, orders must be in by 5pm on Friday, Jan. 31.
3 ft Sandwiches
  • Italian Stallion – $95
  • Chicken Parm – $95
  • Roasted Turkey – $85
  • Chicken Salad – $85
  • Spiced Baby Goat – $105
  • 3 Ft Sandwich can be divided into up to 3 different sandwiches (1 ft per) at $95.

2201 14th St NW. 202-234-5015

Taco Bamba
Taco Bamba has two party catering packages that are perfect for game day entertaining.
The Bamba Box $50.50
Includes any 12 traditional tacos along with chips, guacamole and rice and beans.
The Bamba Bar  $200
Build your own taco bar with any four traditional taco fillings plus grilled guacamole, pico de gallo, queso cotija, lettuce, onion, and cilantro. Comes with enough to assemble 50 tacos. All the ingredients are kept separate, so this keeps and travels longer. Feeds 20 to 22 people.
2190 Pimmit Dr, Falls Church. 703-639-0505
Sticky Fingers
The Columbia Heights vegan bakery is letting diner’s state their allegiance with their cupcake choices. Both Seahawks and Broncos inspired cupcakes will be in the pastry case starting this weekend.
1370 Park Rd NW, Washington. 202-299-9700

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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