Friday, February 1, 2013
Whether your team is playing or not, everyone looks forward to Super Bowl-style eating. Here are some easy recipes you can whip up yourself at home.
On Feb. 3, Super Bowl Sunday XLVII will commence. Some people look forward to the game, the funny commercials and the halftime show (Destiny’s Child reunion!). But others are solely there for the wings, the nachos and the pizza—and rightfully so. There’s something about Super Bowl food that gives the day an almost Thanksgiving-like aura. Both events boast a big, communal meal—except on Super Bowl Sunday, it’s usually deep fried and covered in Buffalo sauce. Try these easy recipes: Wendy’s Super Easy Super Bowl Guacamole Ingredients: Directions: Buffalo Chicken Meatballs (adapted from Rachael Ray) - serves 8 Ingredients: Directions: Bread Pot Fondue (adapted from Allrecipes.com) Ingredients: 1 (1 pound) loaf round bread 1 (8 ounce) package…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
To crack down on drunk drivers and enforce seat belt use, the Lake County Sheriff's Office will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl Weekend.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 30
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office announced today it will conduct special patrols this Super Bowl weekend cracking down on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators. “We are reminding everyone that if you choose to drink and drive in Lake County this weekend, you will lose,” said Sheriff Mark Curran. “If you plan on drinking alcohol while cheering on your team, pass your keys to a sober driver before the Super Bowl party begins. Follow the rules or the Lake County Sheriff’s Office will arrest you.” “This weekend can be a deadly and dangerous time because of drunk driving,” said Curran. “To help combat this trend we will increase our proactive enforcement efforts with three additional deputies from the hours of 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday, Feb. …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Decorating, food and game ideas to host a family-friendly football party
The Super Bowl is coming up and it's going to be a family affair. With the two Harbaugh brothers coaching the opposing teams in this year's ultimate football game, it's the perfect year to play off of that family rivalry and throw a family-friendly Super Bowl Party. These decorating, food, and game ideas that appeal to both kids and adults will help you score big as the hostess with the mostess. Want more Lake Forest-Lake Bluff business news? Sign up for our free newsletter. Psst! I have a lot more Football Party ideas on my Sports Themed Party Board on Pinterest. Check those out, too. DECORATIONS These free football party printables from the Hostess with the Mostess blog are awesome. She has some good looking snack recipes on the site, as…
Monday, February 6, 2012
While south suburban residents cheered on local products in the Super Bowl, major companies showed off their products in the commercials. Tell us who had the most memorable ad.
From post-apocalyptic Chevy owners to Elton John as a Pepsi-dispensing king, last night's Super Bowl was full of memorable ads. We at Patch weren't that excited by the ads, though. We've seen a lot better. We recap some of the more memorable ones below, but if you liked something better (from past or present) tell us in the comments). Here are a few of our favorites. Pick which one topped your list. Watch all the commercials here. Slow mo Doritos slingshot baby No other way to say it: A grandma used an infant as a human slingshot to steal Doritos from a snotty child. Chevy after the blast In this Silverado ad, Chevy owners mourn those who did not make it because they had the wrong car. Matthew Broderick's career off Matthew Broderick, the …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Share your Super Bowl fun with the community.
It's game day — what will you be doing? Whether you are watching the game from your couch with family or heading out to a party with friends or out to an area bar, we want to see your photos. Maybe you have a mouthwatering spread of food that you have served up for the day — we want to see it. If you are feeling generous, include a favorite game-day recipe in the comments below or in the caption of the photo. Are your kids all decked out and cheering loudly or like to do adorable little dances when their favorite team scores? Shoot some video and post it here. It's so simple to post photos or videos. There's an "upload photos and video" button under the photo that goes with this story. Have a fabulous Super Bowl Sunday! We would love to…
Friday, February 3, 2012
Patch has a list of great options for you to go watch the Big Game.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Whether you are a diehard Giants fan or live for the Patriots, or if you just want to get out and have fun, check out one of these great Lake County hot spots with super deals for the Super Bowl: Barrington McGonigals Pub Pinstripes Buffalo Grove eSkape Village Bar & Grill Grayslake Emil's Tavern on Center The Last Chance Saloon Mitch's Chicago Style Grill The Vine Martini & Wine Bar Lake Forest The Lantern Wisma Alek's Restaurant Chief's Pub Hogs James Tavern Lake Zurich JJ Twigs Pizza and Pub Menalon Greek Restaurant Score Board Bar & Grill Libertyville Austin’s Saloon & Eatery Downing's Mickey Finn’s Brewery & Pub Food Morgan's Bar & Grill
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Places to watch the game, or places to do other things.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend. Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore. Sunday (Feb. 6) is the Super Bowl. Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers. And even if we don't have the Bears to root for, it's still the Super Bowl, one of the biggest sporting events of the year. So check out these places to consider watching the game with your friends and family. OK, so you don't care about the Super Bowl. You're looking for something else to do. We've got a list for you, too. Have a favorite place you like to go to? Share it with everyone in the …