Be it college or NFL action, football season is upon us, and Atlanta restaurants and food companies are ready with game-day food, drink and better-than-50-yardline views.
All Marlow's Tavern locations, for instance, have a full lineup of gridiron action running on HD televisions and a special play list for Saturday through Monday night action. On Saturdays, Marlow's locations will highlight a SEC game of the week and offer a special "Game Day" menu. Sign up to receive weekly announcements about the game of the week and to find out the secret word for the day. Share the secret word with the Marlow's manager on duty and receive a free gift. Touch down on Sundays and Mondays for food and drink specials to keep you in the all the action. (Alpharetta at 3719 Old Alabama Road, 770-475-1800; Kennesaw at 745 Chastain Road, NW, 770-425-8777; Midtown at 950 West Peachtree Street, 404-815-0323; Vinings at 2355 Cumberland Parkway, 770-432-2526; Northlake at 4156 LaVista Road, 678-987-1197; and Duluth at 1950 Satellite Boulevard, 770-622-2033.)
Uncle Julio's Fine Mexican Food steps in with a full catering lineup and a special team of Party Packs To-Go so you can plan a winning game on your own turf. To plan your strategy, intercept info online for full-service catering, Catering Express and Party Packs. Uncle Julio's comes through, catering the whole shebang from utensils and chafing dishes to fajita and appetizer fiestas and soft taco parties. (In Buckhead at 1860 Peachtree Road, NW; 404-350-6767. To-go line: 404-974-2991. In Sandy Springs at 1140 Hammond Drive, NE, Building K, Suite 100; 678-736-8260. To-go line: 678-736-8261.)
Football and the Old West don't usually appear in the same sentence, but then Deadwood has always been synonymous for bucking tradition and making every day a game day. Deadwood Saloon may be the new kid in Midtown, but they are well established in the art of football viewing and food and drink specials! (66 12th Street; 404-671-4290.)
Atkins Park Tavern in Smyrna is a primo spot for the LSU Tiger and New Orleans Saints fans to hang out at the bar to watch their games and cheer on their teams with music and fight songs. Market Village, Road, Smyrna; 770-435-1887.)
We all know steak graces football training dinner tables -- so why not the tables for game-famished fans? Land your fan group at Morton's The Steakhouse in Buckhead or Downtown for game viewing and sink your teeth into their renowned steaks and toss back top-shelf cocktails and brews. Plunk down at the bar or rent a boardroom for a spirited party place. (Buckhead: Peachtree Lenox Building, 3379 Peachtree Road, NE; 404-816-6535. Downtown: SunTrust Plaza Building, 303 Peachtree Center Avenue; 404-577-4366.)
Does the phrase "hot and spicy" get your game-day mojo going? Well, Hot Squeeze Sweet Heat Chipotle Sauce is just for you. Whether you have meat, fish, potatoes, vegetables or even salad in mind, it's sure to jazz up everything on your plate! With Hot Squeeze you've got it all -- sauce, marinade, dressing, glaze -- in one bottle! Want a free bottle of Hot Squeeze? Visit the website now for a special limited time offer. or more information on where to buy your bottle of Hot Squeeze, visit the company website or call 404-377-2987.
If you're a do-it-yourself football fans will be happy to know that you can pick up White Oak Pastures grass-fed beef products at Publix and Whole Foods Market locations all over town. Whether savory steaks or hefty hamburgers are on your game day menu, the Harris family farm has something for everyone! Check out all White Oak Pastures retailers online.