Saturday, February 2, 2013
Just because the Bears aren’t playing on Sunday doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the big game. So pick a team to root for this weekend and meet your friends at one of the many spots in Darien and Woodridge that are offering super deals.
Sunday’s Super Bowl looks to be a really good one, pitting rookie QB Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49’ers against the more seasoned Baltimore Ravens’ leader Joe Flacco. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. Central Standard Time on CBS. And even if you’re a loyal Bears fan through and through, let’s face it – there’s no sense sitting home all by yourself on Sunday. So why not meet your friends at one of these spots in Darien or Woodridge and enjoy their food and drink specials while watching the big game? Darien’s Q Sports Bar and Grill features more than 20 HDTVs so you won’t miss a minute of football action – or you can challenge your friends to a round of pool, darts, beanbags or arcade games. On Sunday, “Qs” customers can enjoy a free buffet…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Super Bowl is Feb. 3. We share tips to make sure your food makes them smile and share some recipe options. Also, have a favorite recipe? Share it with readers in comments.
Whether you watch it for the commercials, the half-time show or as intended — to see the game — for many people the Super Bowl is one of the big party events of the New Year. As you go about preparing your party plans, we here at Patch want to share some safety tips and recipe ideas to make your day fun. The Super Bowl is set for Feb. 3 and will include lots of snacks, beverages and other sweet treats. The DuPage County Health Department has tips to make sure you follow the “food safety playbook.” While one popular way to celebrate football games is to hold a buffet, that type of food service, where foods may be out for long periods, leaves the door open for bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses, according to the DuPage County Health …
Monday, February 6, 2012
From the Doritos baby to Ferris Bueller, Super Bowl Sunday delivered plenty of laughs. But what ad reigned supreme?
Monday, February 6, 2012
The New York Giants may have been the big winners Sunday, but one question remains: What was the best Super Bowl commercial of 2012? This year's ads featured plenty of Super Bowl Sunday staples—funny babies, cute dogs and a bunch of celebrities (Jerry Seinfeld, Clint Eastwood, Betty White and David Beckham, to name a few). The Associated Press reports that companies paid an average of $3.5 million for a 30-second spot during Sunday's game, which was expected to attract 111 million-plus fans. However, nearly half of the 70 Super Bowl advertisers circulated their ads online in the days leading up to the game. By Sunday, Honda's CRV-ad with Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller had been viewed more than 10 million times, the Miami Herald …