Unfortunately, we wont know the answers to these questions until after the game. But there is a query that you must answer posthaste: Where will you watch the game? The options are plentiful, friends, so allow us to help point you in the direction of some mighty fine Super Bowl parties. Such as the one taking place at Brass Monkey Primate Pub (10190 W. Sample Rd., Coral Springs). The funkiest monkey in town is celebrating the latest New York vs. Boston rivalry with free meatball and sausage subs, hot dogs, and popcorn throughout the game, plus the happiest happy hour in Coral Springs: $2.50 domestics, $3.25 imports, and $3 well drinks. Theres a great local vibe in the joint, and no cover at all. Visit www.brassmonkeytavern.com.
For a slightly more Roman experience, the Clubhouse (formerly Conines; 5181 Sheridan St., Hollywood) is the place to be. Fifty large not only gets you an all-access pass to the Clubhouses expansive buffet of finger-y foods (think wings, fries, cheese sticks, mini sandwiches), but also free reign to slug back as much beer, wine, and well drinks as you can safely manage. Alas, there will not be a Roman-style purgatorium, but we find parking lots work just as well. Call 954-983-9377.
Finally, for those thrill-seekers looking for the largest of displays possible on which to watch the game, the party goin down at Cinema Paradiso (503 SE 6 St, Ft. Lauderdale) may be your Valhalla. (1) Its a movie theater. And, (2) theyre showing the Super Bowl. You put it together. Plus its free, therell be gourmet sandwiches courtesy of CPs little café, and $2.50 Phukets (thats beer, you perv) all night. Visit www.fliff.com.
Sun., Feb. 3, 2008