Don’t Drop the Ball on Game Day: Where to Watch Your Favorite NFL Team and Tailgate Recipes  

Wildfork Oven-Baked Tamarind Pork Ribs & Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings
Oven-Baked Tamarind Pork Ribs & Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings – Photo Credit: www.wildforkfoods.com

Fan-favorite snacks and platters, available for dine-in and tailgating at home

El Camino

Known as a destination for Mexican soul food, and an extensive tequila and mezcal collection, El Camino’s two locations in Delray and Fort Lauderdale offer lively atmospheres making for the perfect South Florida destinations to kick back, relax and watch your favorite NFL teams play. The restaurants offer an iconic menu lineup of delicious plates including tacos, burritos, fajitas, and enchiladas along with a stellar bar program featuring a wide variety of margaritas, draft, and bottled beers, wine, and more. In addition, football fans can enjoy El Camino’s iconic daily Happy Hour specials.

El Camino Delray

El Camino’s Delray location, situated just off Atlantic Avenue in Delray, offers Happy Hour Monday to Sunday from 4 PM to 7 PM in select areas of the restaurant. Food specials on offer include $2 Chicharrones, $3 Tamales, and a variety of $3 Tacos. Featured drink specials include $3 bottled beers, $4 draft beers, $5 margaritas and cocktails, and half-off select wines. The full menu can be viewed – HERE. El Camino Delray also offers Late Night Happy Hour, daily from 12 AM to close. Late-night specials include 50% off tequila and mezcal, $3 tacos, $3 bottled beers, $4 draft beers, $5 margaritas, and half-off select wines. The full late-night menu can be viewed – HERE. El Camino Delray is located at 15 NE 2nd Avenue in Delray Beach. For more information, visit www.elcaminodelray.com

El Camino Fort Lauderdale

Located on the lively Las Olas strip in Fort Lauderdale, El Camino’s Fort Lauderdale location offers Happy Hour Monday to Sunday from 4 PM to 7 PM at its spacious bar and lounge and in select areas of the dining room, Monday to Friday from 3 PM to 6 PM. Featured drink specials include $3 bottled beers, $4 draft beers, $5 margaritas and cocktails, and half-off select wines. Food specials on offer include $2 Chicharrones, $3 Tamales, a variety of Tacos for $3, and quesadillas ($3-$5). The full menu can be viewed – HERE. El Camino Fort Lauderdale is located at 817 East Las Olas Boulevard. For more information, visit www.elcaminoftlauderdale.com

Lona Cocina & Tequileria

With its sweeping ocean views, beachside locale, and expansive patios, Lona Cocina & Tequileria in Fort Lauderdale is the ideal South Florida location to watch your favorite NFL team on game days. Known for its extensive tequila list, Lona’s bar program offers a variety of refreshing margaritas, draft beers, and hand-selected wines. Menu items perfect for game time noshing include Guacamole (traditional, lump crab or crispy bacon), a Taco Flight with your choice of 15 or 20 tacos, Queso Fundido,  Lobster Quesadillas, and much more. Check out weekly specials like 50% off select bottles of wine from 6 PM to close on Monday or Bottomless Beachside Sunday Brunch, priced at $46 per person, on Sunday from 11:30 AM to 4 PM. Lona is located at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. www.lonarestaurant.com

RUMBAR at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami

The Cuban-inspired lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, RUMBAR, invites NFL football fans to game day. Available during all game days, guests can view their favorite team while enjoying Domestic buckets of beer for $30 or Local Craft buckets of beer for $40. Enjoy menu items like TequenosCroquetas de JamonTostonesFried Yucca and Alitas Fritas. For updated hours please visit the properties’ Instagram page https://www.instagram.com/ritzcarltonkeybiscayne/. Rumbar is located at 455 Grand Bay Dr at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami.

Time Out Market Miami

Where better to watch your favorite NFL team than Time Out Market Miami. The sprawling food hall located right off Lincoln Road is the perfect spot for game day viewing on one of the many screens throughout the market. Along with 5 for $20 buckets of beer offerings, football fans have a variety of food options from the city’s best chefs and restaurateurs to choose from. Pair those buckets with items like Detroit-style pizza by Chef Jeremiah Bullfrog at Square Pie CityFried Chicken from Amaris Jones at Chick’n Jones; a delicious Bao Bun filled with pork, shrimp or tofu at Pho Mo by Cesar Zapata and Ani Meinhold; or sweet treats from Azucar ice cream or Bachour by Antonio Bachour. Game Day Hours: Monday – Closed. Thursday from 4 PM – 10 PM. Sunday from Noon – 10 PM. Time Out Market Miami is located at 1601 Drexel Avenue on Miami Beach.  https://www.timeout.com/miami/time-out-market

Tailgate at Home

Chug’s Diner | Chug’s Cuban Sandwich

Is there a better game-day snack than a sandwich? This one, created by Chug’s Chef/Owner Michael Beltran, is inspired by the popular Cuban Sandwich found in Miami, and the tasty New Orleans sandwich, the Muffaletta. Made on sourdough with honey ham, salami, country pate, gouda, cornichons, mayo, and mustard, this sandwich is a must for the big game. Enjoy with a bag of plantain chips and your favorite game-day drink. Chugs is located at 3444 Main Hwy Suite 21 in Coconut Grove. https://chugsdiner.com/

Lona Cocina & Tequileria | Guacamole & Alitas

Guacamole and Alitas are fan favorites that make for the perfect game day snacks. Simple to prepare and packed with flavor, Lona’s Guacamole can be served three ways – Tradicional, with Lump Crab, or if you prefer a little extra flair, with Chicharron. To round out your game day snack platter Lona’s Alitas – delicious seasoned wings tossed in Caramel Guajillo sauce – are a must. Find both recipes HERE. Lona is located at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at 321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard. www.lonarestaurant.com

Wild Fork | Tamarind Pork Ribs & Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings and Wagyu Burgers with Sofrito and Queso Blanco

Prepare the perfect game day spread with quality products and curated recipes from the South Florida-based meat and seafood market Wild Fork. Whether it’s a big or small gathering the added convenience of having all of your items delivered will give you more time pre-game. Guaranteed to impress your guests and appease your palate, Oven-Baked Tamarind Pork Ribs & Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings with Mango Rum Dip and Wagyu Burgers with Sofrito and Queso Blanco are the perfect choices. Find the recipe HERE. Same day delivery or in-store pick up available for those who order online in South Florida; or shop in-store at one of eight (8) South Florida locations. Please visit www.wildforkfoods.com for recipes and delivery information.

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