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Essentials for Super Bowl XLI

Who wants to spend another Super Bowl Sunday wedged into a jam-packed sports bar called something "Bar andGrill," waiting for some face-painted drunk guy to finish his potato skins and go to the bathroom so we canfinally steal his seat at the bar? Not us. And not you. Here are some much more interesting alternatives for game day.

PRE-GAME FESTIVITIES

Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K
FOR THE ATHLETE IN ALL OF US

Super Bowl Sunday 10K/5K

To make up for all the indulging later in the day, start out with something healthy. Well, sort of. Get a run in before starting your Super Bowl Sunday off right with the beer garden at the finish line.

411: $30, Redondo Beach Seaside Lagoon, North Harbor Drive (at Beryl St), redondo10k.com, for race schedule click here

FOR THE HOME GAME

Taste Chicago
EATING...CHI-TOWN STYLE

Taste Chicago

Get Windy City goods to go—Chicago-style dogs, pizza and Italian beef sandwiches in the comfort of your own home. And for you Colts fans, we looked—there are no Indianapolis-themed restaurants. Even in Indianapolis.

Joan's On Third
IF YOUR GIRLFRIEND IS IN THE EQUATION

Joan's On Third

If you want to impress your woman with something more than Ruffles and onion dip, pick up something from Joan's. Lucky for you, they have a special gourmet Super Bowl menu full of your favorites like beef chili, chicken wings, and BBQ ribs. Actually, maybe Joan should be your girlfriend.

411: 8350 W. 3rd St (between Kings Rd and Flores), West Hollywood, 323-655-2285, joansonthird.com

Beverage Warehouse
BEER, MORE BEER AND EVEN TEQUILA

Beverage Warehouse

If it just isn't the Super Bowl without a six-pack of Brazilian Xingu Black Beer by your side, this is your spot; they have several hundreds beers from around the world. They even rent and deliver kegs with your favorites if you call ahead.

Projector123.com
WHEN 70 INCHES IS JUST NOT ENOUGH

Projector123.com

Plasma, schmasma. Throw a killer party by renting a projector with up to 24-foot projection. All you need is an empty wall. Good for watching the game. Bad for watching Prince's halftime show.

411: For pricing and ordering click here or call 888-866-6123
THE DADDY HOOKUP: Mention "UrbanDaddy" when ordering over the phone and get $10 off.

FOR THE AWAY GAME

Typhoon
SUSHI BOWL

Typhoon

Nothing says "Super Bowl XLI" like sushi at the Santa Monica Airport. For about $40 a person, feast on a ton of great sushi, watch the game on a big projection screen and wonder why you've been spending so much time watching football instead of getting your pilot's license.

411: 3221 Donald Douglas Loop South (at Santa Monica Airport), Santa Monica, 310-390-6565, typhoon.biz; reservations are recommended

Minx Restaurant and Lounge
WINNING IN STYLE

Minx Restaurant and Lounge

If you must head out, avoid the riffraff by reserving a private cabana at this swanky restaurant lounge. For $1,500 you can entertain a party of 20 with bottle service featuring your 2 favorite liquors, a case of beer, full appetizers and even champagne for the ladies. And oh yeah, that 42" plasma TV that comes with your cabana? You can take it home.

411: 300 Harvey Dr (at 134-Ventura Fwy), Glendale, 818-242-9191, minx-la.com

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