February 11th, it is on. Super Bowl LVIII is going down at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. The Kansas City Chiefs and Taylor Swift are facing the San Francisco 49ers for the Big Game. If you are planning on having people over for the game, you’re gonna want to make sure you get the food right. Sure, you could order pizza, but you clicked this article because you like to be extra. What if you had the cuisine for both teams represented? (It is too bad Detroit didn’t make it… Eminem’s “Mom’s Spaghetti” will have to wait for next season.)
Filling your Super Bowl with tasty local dishes
Every part of the country has their own special cuisine. The Saints would have a heaping helping of Jambalaya. The Eagles would be slingin’ some Philly Cheesesteaks. And the Patriots… well let’s just say the country has had enough New England Clam Chowder for a while.
On one end of the buffet table, we have San Francisco, California (even though the 49ers play in Santa Clara). The ‘City By The Bay’ offers up delicious seafood, Ghirardelli chocolate and bread bowls that are to die for. On the other side of the table, Kansas City. Missouri, not Kansas. If you know the Midwest, you know they know their barbeque. But not all ‘que is made the same. Tennessee style is different than Memphis style. Even North Carolina has some disagreements when it comes to the best BBQ style. Kansas City has a style all its own.
We’ve scoured the cookbooks to find the dishes and delicacies for each Super Bowl city. There are some well known favorites and some really questionable combinations that make the list. So whether you’ve tried them before, or you want to call an audible at your party this year, here’s a taste of the tastes…