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Proud Alums: 8 Chefs Share College Football, Tailgating Memories

Recalling epic dishes, game day parties in college
Aug 29, 2014 1:00 pm

The wait is over! College football is finally back, and not a moment too soon. In honor of the arrival of the upcoming season, we take a look back at our Proud Alum series, which covered acclaimed chefs who attended college football powerhouses. We asked them for some stadium and tailgating memories and jotted down their favorite game day recipes.

In A Pre-Game Rut? Here Are 12 Stories To Get You Hungry For The Super Bowl

Best defense against game day hunger? This list.
Feb 1, 2014 11:00 am

We're interspliced some of our crunchy, spicy, fried and melty snack recipes with expert analyses of key players as cheese and predicting the victor according to their city's breweries, plus an important reminder that snack stadiums are indeed a good use of your time. Right this way.

That Time You Built a Snack Stadium For Your Big League Super Bowl Party

That time is…now!
Jan 29, 2014 10:00 am
snack stadium photo

We’ve mentioned this before, but the best Super Bowl party host starts thinking about the menu ahead of time. As in, running to the store the morning of the big game for a case of Bud and bags of Funyuns does not count. You’re reading this on Wednesday, which means there still is time to plan big. You still can plan on the ultimate SB party parlor trick: the snack stadium.  

The Ultimate NYC Eating Guide To Super Bowl XLVIII, Part II

Where to watch big game at NYC bars and restaurants
Jan 29, 2014 9:00 am

When it comes to mapping out your Super Bowl plans, the options are seemingly endless. Host friends at home? Head to a bar? Brave an outdoor tailgate party? We’ve already published our guide to the best game day catering deals. Part II, New York City's best bar and restaurant viewing parties — as well as a couple star-studded events — after the jump.

The Ultimate NYC Eating Guide To Super Bowl XLVIII, Part I

The best catering deals for watching game at home
Jan 27, 2014 9:00 am

When it comes to mapping out your Super Bowl plans, the options are seemingly endless. Host friends at home? Head to a bar? Brave an outdoor tailgate party? That’s where we come in. We’ve researched the best food options for this year’s Super Bowl in New York City and divided them into three categories – hosting at home, watching at a bar or restaurant and splurging for events. Part I, the best catering deals, after the jump.

Super Bowl Party Food: 5 Ways To Mail-Order Yourself Some Bragging Rights

Go big for the big game with big...blocks of cheese
Jan 22, 2014 1:00 pm

The whole point of throwing a Super Bowl party has nothing to do with the game. I know there are a lot of Richard Sherman (Crabtree, don’t you open your mouth about the best!!!) fans out there. But are there really any Seattle Seahawks fans out there? No, Super Bowl parties have historically been more about the food then the game on the field. Plus, the commercials and pointless betting, of course. But food is the focus. And here's where to focus.

Rose Bowl Foes Michigan State And Stanford Face Off In A…Prime Rib Eating Contest

With rule changes, more of an eating exhibition
Dec 30, 2013 12:45 pm

The Beef Bowl is an annual end-of-year tradition that invites each of the teams competing in the January 1 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California for an afternoon of friendly, semi-competitive meat consumption. The rules are simple: The team that eats to most beef (so, not sides) wins the title. Well, until they changed the rules. Find out more. 

How Waffle House Factored In Auburn’s Stunning Defeat Of Alabama This Weekend

Coach Gus Malzahn has a late-night tradition
Dec 2, 2013 12:30 pm

Drowned out by all the shouts of War Damn Eagle is a little under-reported nugget that made us wonder a bit. It turns out that the team’s soft-spoken coach Gus Malzahn is either very superstitious or has an insatiable appetite for Toddle House ham and cheese omelets because he’s visited a Waffle House after every home victory since he began his coaching career at the high school level in Arkansas.


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