Giant-sized eats: Super Bowl big-10 foods
When you're a Giants fan, you think Big Blue ... and big everything else, too. So to fortify yourself before and during the Super Bowl, there's a basic strategy: Giant food to satisfy the expansive appetite for victory.
Here are a few recommendations for Giant fare with a kick, when portion control goes out of control. -- Joan Reminick and Peter M. Gianotti
Michael Cohan, of Atlantic Beach, shows off his Giants loyalties in all blue as he displays a 10-pound lobster at Jordan Lobster Farms in Island Park. (Jan. 25, 2012)
This 10-pound lobster, wearing Giants blue, channels the touchdown gesture as it hangs in the hands of Jordan Lobster Farms owner Steve Jordan, who opened the restaurant and shop in 1975. (Jan. 25, 2012)
Al Horowitz, owner of Smokin' Al's, at his now-closed Bay Shore restaurant last January.
Jordon Horowitz, manager at Smokin' Al's in Bay Shore, puts a dent in his order of Monster Beef Bones, a full rack of ribs with sides of macaroni-and-cheese and baked beans. (Jan. 26, 2012)
Marcus Marelli makes giant, 30-inch pizzas for at Satelite Pizza in Bayport. (Jan. 26, 2012)
Giants fan Isabella Juliano, 6, of Blue Point, poses with the 30-inch cheese pizza made at Satelite Pizza in Bayport. (Jan. 26, 2012)
Isabella Juliano, 6, digs into one of Satelite Pizza's 30-inch pies. (Jan. 26, 2012)
Superstar Beverage in Huntington Station fills growlers of up to 64-ounces with beers not ordinarily sold in bottles, such as this Belgian white beer, Blanche de Meteor. (Jan. 26, 2012)
Weighing in at a quarter pound, this co-called U-4 Wild South American shrimp is just one of the dozens of types available at Jewel of the Sea Seafood Store in Woodbury. (Jan. 25, 2012)
Shai Eapen, owner of Angelina's Fireshack, shows off the foot-long hot dog sandwich known as the Rachel. Named as the sexy counterpart to the traditional Reuben sandwich, the Rachel is topped with pastrami, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, diced pickles and nine-grain mustard.. (Jan. 25, 2012)
A closeup of Angelina's Fireshack's Rachel, a foot-long hot dog with pastrami, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, diced pickles and a nine-grain mustard that sits on olive bread, is named to be the sexy counterpart to the famous Reuben sandwich. (Jan. 25, 2012)