How to Tailgate Like a Boss

How to Tailgate Like a Boss

Feast like a fan with three of our top tailgating tips.

Win or lose, we believe victory can always be found on your plate. With this in mind, we drafted our top three tailgating tips to carry your taste buds all the way to the end zone.

Step 1

Start a Few First-String Appetizers

Spirits (and appetites) run high on game day—so whether you’re tailgating by the stadium or by the flatscreen, first-string appetizers are the perfect way to kick off your tailgate.

Jalapeño Poppers

Our Draft Pick: Jalapeno Poppers.
Why They’re a Winning Pick: Jalapeño poppers are an easy-to-make way to get fired up before the game.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Chili
  • Pigs in a Blanket
  • Chips & Guacamole

Market Street Pro Tip

Pro Tip: Do the prep work the night before so you can enjoy the pregame highlights instead of chopping veggies.

Step 2

Get Fired Up

If your grill isn’t smoking are you really fired up? Toss your favorite slice of beef on the grill for a full-flavored festivity.

Hamburgers on Grill

Our Draft Pick: Rancher’s Reserve USDA Choice all-Angus beef.
Why They’re a Winning Pick: This high-quality beef packs plenty of protein to keep you on your feet during the game. Check out this post about selecting the perfect cut of steak.
Honorable Mentions:

  • Hot Dogs
  • Sausage Wraps
  • Brisket Sandwiches

Market Street Pro Tip

Pro Tip: Throw a few extra cuts on the grill to chow down after the game too!

Step 3

Sip From the Sidelines

Tailgates are sweeter with a cold drink in-hand. Sip on this festive sangria for a refreshing beverage that will help you fill up on spirit.

Sideline Sangria

Our Draft Pick: Sideline Sangria.
Why They’re a Winning Pick: It’s cool, refreshing and is made in batches—so you can sip your way through all four quarters.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Chilled Kegs
  • Margaritas
  • Whiskey Sours

Market Street Pro Tip

Pro Tip: Instead of using ice in your cooler, freeze water bottles the night before! It makes cleanup (and hydration) much easier.

Are You Game Day Ready?

Order now and your tailgate essentials could be brought right to your door! Visit your Market Street store for more ideas to make this tailgating season a winning-streak.