Game Watching? Order these Zagat rated picks.
Let the madness begin.
You’ve got your team jersey, your bracket, and now you’re only missing the food — so we’re making a game time play for your appetite. Check out the Zagat ratings for these spots, and hit the “Order With Caviar” button to schedule your delivery.
El Pelon — Boston
On the hunt for authentic Mexican food? Boston’s El Pelon has got you covered. This Zagat-rated spot features everything from fried sweet plantains to specialty tacos. Our recommendation? Their tasty burritos. Packed with black beans, Mexican rice, jack cheese, salsa, and your choice of protein, you’ll please everyone in your cheering section.
Kings County Imperial — Brooklyn
Family style artisan Chinese. There isn’t much more to add here. Kings County Imperial is focused on serving up large plates that feature something for everyone. Gorge yourselves on veggies, pork, seafood or even an entire steamed fish, all made using local ingredients wherever possible. We suggest trying the Chinese Hanging Pork Rib Dinner — it’s a secret menu item that you can only get for delivery via Caviar.
Honey Butter Fried Chicken — Chicago
We know, we know. We just won’t shut up about our love for this Chi-town spot. Get your fried chicken fix on a plate or on a bun, there are plenty of options to fit any appetite. We have a bunch of favorites here, but we recommend trying the Reuben Melt while you can, it’s only available until the end of the month.
Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. — Dallas
It’s hard to go wrong with grilled cheese, and at Dallas Grilled Cheese Co., you can have it all of the ways without judgement. Want to keep it simple with the Classic? Go for it. Mac and cheese in a sandwich? They do that. You can even order bacon lollies. As for our recommendation, the Two Pork Cheese Sandwich is a hit with the masses.
Wexler’s Deli — Los Angeles
Wexler’s Deli was born out of a desire to “serve classic Jewish deli food made by people who care”. The meats are seasoned, brined, and smoked in house — and they’re delicious. If you’re looking for a crowd pleaser, order The O.G., pastrami spread with mustard on rye. It’s a classic.
Parm — Manhattan
The dishes at Green Chile Kitchen are centered around the red and green chiles native to New Mexico. The food is inspired by owner Trevor Logan’s many years in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Dishes range from stews to nachos, but the 7 layer dip is a must for game day. Order delivery from the San Francisco or Marin location.
Bing Bing Dim Sum — Philadelphia
Dim Sum is built for sharing, and a few plates from Bing Bing Dim Sum will keep your crew going through the game. Full disclosure, the owners of this Philly spot don’t consider this “authentic” Asian cuisine, but that’s not what they were going for anyway. Their food is “often informed by tradition, but it’s never defined by it”. Try out the spicy lamb dumplings.
Trifecta Annex — Portland
Portland native Ken Forkish is a force to be reckoned with in the food space. This James Beard award winner is now up for another, and is owner of four restaurants, including Trifecta Annex. Trifecta is focused on baked goods, spanning everything from pizza, to pastries and fresh baked bread. The sausage pizza is perfect for fueling up during halftime.
Jack’s BBQ — Seattle
Jack’s BBQ prides itself on tradition, cooking BBQ’d meats in the style of Central Texas butcher shops during the 1800’s. Seasoned with a simple salt and pepper rub, the meats are smoked for hours over hardwoods and served on butcher paper. It’s hard to pick a favorite here, so a selection of meats is the best way to go for an extra juicy delivery.
Burma Superstar — East Bay San Francisco
Burma Superstar in an East Bay favorite, serving up cuisine from Myanmar. Burmese food is influenced by the spices and cooking styles of the countries neighboring the partially landlocked nation, resulting in a unique flavor profile. The Platha and Dip is a great starter for any game.
Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak Stone Crab — Washington DC
Bear with us here. With a restaurant named Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, Stone Crab, you may think that we’re going to suggest fried calamari, or maybe even a tender steak. But we’re really here for the fried chicken. Yes they do that too, and yes, it’s delicious.