Super Bowl. A day to eat, drink and be merry with Utica food and Utica beverages. Have fun with friends, watch some football and pay attention to the commercials.

The Super Bowl is like Thanksgiving; the diet goes out the window beginning with the beverages.


Luke Tubia
Luke Tubia

We probably don't even need to say Saranac beer or Utica Club. They also have a selection of hard soda.
For the non-drinkers include Saranac soft drinks. Root beer, diet root beer, ginger, orange cream, Shirley Temple, black cherry cream.

Purple Cow Wings:

Slice Pizzeria on Genesee Street in Utica uses a sweet and spicy secret sauce for their Purple Cow Wings.

New York Style Pizza:

La Roma Pizzeria
La Roma Pizzeria

La Roma Pizzeria's New York style pizza is sure to please your hungry crowd on Super Bowl Sunday. Word on the street is they have the best pizza around. Located on the corner of E. Bloomfield and Floyd Ave. in Rome.


Utica Riggies
Photo Credit - Naomi Lynn/TSM

While in Rome you might as well pick up some award-winning riggies. Teddy's is a Riggie Fest Hall of Fame Member. They're voted #1 in Utica's Riggie Fest three years running. Riggies are a staple at any Utica Super Bowl party.

Hot Dogs:


Honest John's hot dogs are made in Utica at Smith Packing. Offer up all the toppings like onions, chili, cheese, sauerkraut. With the warm temperatures, you might have to grill them outside.


Utica Greens
Photo Credit - Utica/TSM

On the biggest sporting event of the year you must, I repeat must have some Utica Greens! Where's your favorite go-to spot?

Tomato Pie:

Tomato Pie
Eric Meier/TSM

Hey Wait, don't forget the Tomato Pie! According to Yelp, the absolute best is found at Roma Sausage.

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