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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Buffalo wings are cooked to crispy, juicy perfection, pints are a-flowing with the best brews in town and everyone proudly shows off their prized jersey. IT’S FOOTBALL SEASON!
Boston area restaurants are on their serious A-game, prepared to kick off football season with tailgating specialties. Every football fan can get hooked on this season’s exciting mojo in Beantown…because this city seriously knows what’s up when it comes to tailgating and football. Check out my roundup of fun tailgating ideas, and get ready to kick off this season with a bang in Boston!
(70 Union Square, Somerville, MA)
Brass Union is gearing up to dedicate every Monday evening to football. The venue spotlights six 50-inch HD flatscreens for enthusiasts to fathom over, enjoying the game front and center from the bar or back at the lounge areas. For those who are in the true game spirit, Brass Union has dueling shuffleboard tables…so gather up all of your friends!
Scrumptious food specials will be served for eager, hungry fans. Guests will receive half-off these mouthwatering dishes to savor during the game (dishes are reflected with price discount). The game menu includes: tasty Nachos prepared with grilled vegetables or chicken, sour cream, béchamel sauce and jalapeños ($5), savory Veggie Chili featuring sour cream, tortilla chips and cheddar cheese ($4), in addition to an all-time favorite tailgating preparation, Buffalo Wings, which are served with celery and blue cheese ($5.50).
(62 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA)
Highlighting more than 50, yes 50, high-definition TVs, Cask ‘n Flagon is certainly ready to entertain fans for football season. Every seat in this restaurant / premier sports bar truly lives up to ‘the best seat in the house.’ Relish some of Cask ‘n Flagon’s savory bites, including burgers, wings, pizzas and sandwiches to get your tailgate on. Wash your meal down with the venue’s signature cocktails and top-notch beer selection. Chef Donley Liburd’s signature Tailgate Platters are the prime companions to enjoy a game with, featuring BBQ Chicken, BBQ Beef Brisket, Baby Back Ribs or BBQ Pork. Pick any two for $18, or pick any three for $26.
(782 Tremont St, Boston, MA)
Every Sunday of football season, Estelle’s is ready to provide fans with a mouthwatering specialty to accompany the game. The venue will offer a tasty bowl of Cracklin’s, which highlights pork, chicken, fried prosciutto, duck skins and green Tabasco kosho sauce ($6). Relish a bowl of Cracklin’s while getting on your ultimate ‘south of the border’ tailgate grind.
Other savory fare will be offered for tailgating time, including the venue’s Hot-as-Hell Wings spotlighting wicked hot BBQ sauce and luscious buttermilk ranch dip ($10.95); Estelle’s Baby Back Ribs, which is a half rack rubbed & smoked to savory perfection ($19.95); and a selection of classic burgers. Estelle’s features several flatscreen TVs and one of the finest selections of beer in Boston’s South End…so check it out!
(Various MA liquor stores and online)
LIQS is seriously your BFF for tailgating on prized game day. Bringing an entire new exciting phenomenon to the alcohol market, LIQS is the world’s first prime ‘ready-to-go Cocktail Shot’ brand. The lavish contents are sealed in a top-notch, fun plastic shot glass. LIQS Cocktail Shot four flavors include, Tequila· Cinnamon· Orange; Vodka· Cucumber· Lime; Vodka· Kamikaze; and Vodka· Lychee· Grapefruit.
LIQS is now sold in over 100 Massachusetts liquor stores, and can also be purchased online. These premium shots of fun are certainly must-haves for any tailgate or game party!