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How to Host a Super Bowl Party
Did you know...
Super Bowl Sunday is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption after Thanksgiving.
Super Bowl Party Food Tips
Keep your Super Bowl Party simple and FUN — make a few dishes ahead of time, so you won't be in the kitchen preparing food instead of watching the game. Better yet, make it a Pot Luck.
Chicken Wing Places in the U.S.
Serve up all-American Ribs (Short
Ribs, Spareribs and Baby-Backs). Make
up a big platter of tasty Nachos topped with Taco Sauce and Guacamole. Whip up a big batch of Spicy Chili, or order a Pizza (Costco's Pizzas are tasty and good value). Potato Skins are always fun — if you don't want to make them, you can pick them up at your local supermarket. Mini Sliders and Subway Sandwiches are
A day or two before the game, make a Costco and/or Trader
Joe's run — both places offer a huge variety of hearty Hors
d'oeuvres (great Guacamole, Dips, Salsas and Chicken Wings), Baked Sweet Potato Fries, Chilled Jumbo Shrimp, Fun Party Trays (Fruit,
Cheese, Wraps, Veges, Sushi), Munchies (Chips, Pretzels, Nuts, Candy)... and amazing
Desserts — Cookies, Cakes, Pies, Ice Cream and yummy Brownie Bites.
Looking for a healthy alternative? Roast up a few trays of assorted vegetables (we like asparagus, mushrooms, peppers, brussels sprouts, eggplant, brocoli, cauliflower, butternut squash)... top with a little olive oil, salt, fresh ground pepper, garlic and cumin or tumeric to spice it up a bit — delicious!
Pizza Contest Winners
Super Bowl Beer & Wine
in bulk at Costco, or have each of your guests bring a six-pack... or two. Plan on at least one six-pack per two-to-three people.
Buy a case of Charles
Chuck" wines from Trader Joe's — at
under $30, it's
an excellent value. We prefer the Cabernets and Merlots. Or ask your guests
to bring a bottle of their favorite wine or what they like to drink. Plan on at least one 750 ml bottle of wine for every two-to-three people.
Be sure to have plenty of sodas, soft drinks, bottled
water and coffee on hand for non-drinkers and "designated drivers."
Take-Out & Pizza
1 in 7 Americans order Take-Out or Delivery Food from a restaurant
for Super Bowl gatherings at home.
Fifty-eight percent order
Pizza, 50% request Chicken Wings (1.2 billion chicken wings are eaten on Super Bowl Sunday) and 20% choose Subs or Sandwiches.
additional 1 in 20 Americans watch the Super Bowl game at a restaurant or
Domino's Pizza sales are usually up 36% over a
normal Sunday. Pepperoni is typically the favorite pizza topping,
You can now fly in a special "Fresh New
England Seafood Banquet" for your party directly from Legal
Sea Foods in
Boston — it's our
favorite Seafood Restaurant in Boston. Fly in Legal Sea Foods for the Game Today
Super Bowl Lobster Feast
Buy fresh cooked or live Maine Lobsters for your Super Bowl Party — you can't beat lobster for a party!
More Lobster Buying Info
Wingstop Chicken Wings
Order hot fresh made-to-order Wings at Wingstop — sauced and tossed in your choice of 9 flavors. 600 locations nationwide (15 in the SF Bay Area). Order Wingstop Chicken Wings online!
Anchor Bar —
Home of the "Original
Buffalo Chicken Wings"
If you really want to splurge, order Chicken Wings directly from
Bar in Buffalo, home of the original Buffalo Chicken Wings. Flavor
options include: Original, Hotter, Suicide, Plain and Honey Barbeque. Prices
include priority overnight shipping and handling charges anywhere in
the continental U.S.
Minimum order 50 wings.
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