EAT by Stacey Weber



In just a couple of weeks, friends and families will gather around the television to watch the annual Super Bowl. If you’re looking for a new vibe for this year’s game, check out a few options for new venues, eats and football watch parties happening all over the Valley. 

The Spot at Arcadia, a family-friendly sports bar, is offering 2-for-1 deals for Super Bowl Sunday on February 12: buy one Arcadia Monsoon beverage or one pizza and get one free! The Arcadia Monsoon is The Spot’s signature frozen drink, made with mandarin vodka and tropical citrus flavors. This deal includes all pizzas on the menu. Choose from the BBQ Brisket, Sweet Dreams, the Blanco Pizza and more.

On Saturday, February 4, from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Tracy Dempsey Originals will host a Super Bowl-themed cooking class. Tracy and her staff will coach attendees through the essentials that can be used at any party – not just the football ones! The menu includes Cubano sliders, Asian wing meatballs with sweet and spicy Sriracha, vegetarian Frito chili pie in a bag, tailgatin’ dip, chocolate-dipped mini cheesecakes and kitchen sink cookies. Cost is $70 per person, including all ingredients. 

Phoenix catering company EAT by Stacey Weber is offering Super Bowl Party Boxes for the big game that are ready-to-serve and big enough for a family of four. Pre-orders are available through Thursday, February 9, until 8 a.m. and will be ready for pick up on Sunday, February 12, until 4 p.m. Items include chicken and veggie potstickers with a sweet glaze and spicy soy glaze, ham and cheese rollups with buttermilk ranch, buffalo chicken dip with baby carrots, cucumber, celery and bell peppers, and more. Prices vary by dish.

Someburros (5115 N. 7th St., Phoenix) will offer $5 off of their Fiesta Platters – a mix of 40 Mexican miniatures and signature favorites, including Sonoran-style red chili beef, green chili beef, bean mini chimis, five beef and five chicken taquitos. They will also be offering half-gallons of their margarita mix ($14). Offers can be redeemed with the code “GAMEDAY.”

Zinqué Bistro (4712 N. Goldwater Blvd.) has various platters for those game day eats. Choose from the Artisan French Cheese Platter ($80), Charcuterie Platter ($75), Sandwich Platter with sandwiches of the guest’s choice ($120), and Roman Pizza Bites ($150) which comes with choice of zucchini, burrata, and merguez sausage.

With locations in both Scottsdale and near the Glendale stadium, guests can watch the game at Hash Kitchen while enjoying a Big Poppa Bloody Mary ($34). They also released a new menu that includes items like bread pudding French toast sticks ($17), tsunami pancakes ($18) in guest’s choice of Strawberry Shortcake and S’mores, or brunch pizza ($18) made with sausage gravy, ricotta, two fried eggs covered in parmesan cheese and mozzarella.

ZuZu has unveiled a football-themed “Show Stopper” Shake that features a vanilla-cola milkshake base on a bed of chocolate cake, topped with sprinkles, meringue goalposts, candy cacti, and a chocolate football with M&Ms hidden inside. Paired with the shake is aneight-ounce Kobe beef burger with a deep-fried short rib patty, white cheddar, frisée, pickle salad, onion mostarda, and shaved truffles. The shake and burger are available February 10-12 from until 10 p.m. for $57.The Quarterback Tomahawk Steak Plate, featuring a 57-ounce prime tomahawk, was crafted by ZuZu’s Executive Chef Russell LaCasce and is served with two pounds of herbed pee wee potatoes, tomatoes and fresh-baked bread. The steak is available Super Bowl weekend from 5:30-10 p.m. for $570 – you might want to bring some friends to share this one! Availability is limited and pre-ordering is recommended.

Postino Arcadia is offering a Super Bowl Party Pack so the snacks are taken care of! The party pack feeds up to 15 people at $21 per person or $315 altogether. Guests can choose from Chef’s Charcuterie, skewers, Nick’s Board, meatballs and goat cheese, Crudité Platter, assorted bruschetta platter and assorted panini platter. Cookies and gallons of lemonade or iced tea are available to add.

Hearth ’61is gearing up for the showdown with a Touchdown Board, featuring a twist on game-day favorites: Noble Bread pretzel, white queso, honey whole grain mustard, house pickles, charcuterie, spiced nut mix, chocolate-covered bacon, olives, truffle Hasselback potato, onion rings, zucchini fries and chipotle aioli. The board is available Feb. 6-12 from 2 p.m. to close, and the cost is $57.

Streets of New York (5031 N. 44th St., Phoenix) is offering an Appetizer Mix & Match for $50, where guests can choose a half pan of two appetizers, like meatball sliders, pizza rollups, cheesy passion bread, artichoke spinach dip, chicken tenders and boneless chicken wings. The pizzeria will also be serving up football shaped calzones for $12.


The Hot Chick (4363 N. 75th St., Scottsdale) and Boondocksare hosting their second annual block party beginning February 8-12. Get ready to transport back to the early 2000s with the Tailgate Time Machine event: T-Pain, Baby Bash, Paul Wall and Slim Thug are set to take the stage – and don’t worry, the game will be on multiple televisions with plenty of snacks on hand! Individual tickets start at $129; three-day passes are $299.

Also happening in Old Town is the Historic Old Town ESPN Main Street Tailgate, a five-day football pre-game party on February 8-12 (starting at 8 a.m.) along Main St. between Scottsdale Road and Brown Ave. The event will show pre-game coverage of Super Bowl LVII, with multiple ESPN programs live from the event.Guests can enjoy games and performances from local musicians. Area eateries will have food available for purchase. Attendees will also have photo opportunities, including a potential cameo on live TV.

On Friday, February 10, starting at 6 p.m., Tempe Beach Park (80 W. Rio Salado Pkwy.) will turn into the FanDuel football watch party – complete with a live concert by The Killers. Guests can enjoy appearances by well-known sports stars, the celeb vs. NFL legends superstar showdown, a chance to win various prizes, and plenty of food trucks to keep the hunger at bay. This is a 21+ event; tickets are available by signing up.