Brady, Belichick and the rest of our boys from Foxboro are at it again.
Playoff time is back in New England and the kickoff is today at 4:30. The Patriots earned a week off and spent last weekend watching the Wildcard round of the playoffs.
The Houston Texans will try to spoil the party down in Foxboro. Led by offensive stars Andre Johnson and Adrian Foster, Houston has enough firepower to upset New England.
Most fans, however, are expecting the machine-like Patriots to advance into the AFC Championship game. Vegas has the Pats favored by nine and a half points.
Last week we suggested some places to watch the Wildcard round. Here are just a sampling of places you can watch today’s games. The Atlanta Falcons host the Seattle Seahawks at 1pm in what will be a battle of some angry birds.
Do you have any other suggestions? Add them in the comments below.
It’s always one of the best places to watch a game. Jaime’s has an expansive bar with plenty of flat screen TVs.
If you’re having lunch during the early game, a classy take on a classic meal will be a perfect accompaniment to your beer. Go for the Steak & Cheese, $9.99, on a baguette. It features sliced prime rib dipped in au jus and loaded up with sautéed mushrooms, peppers, onions and American cheese.
If you’re having dinner during the Patriots game, go for the Jalapeno Blue Cheese Burger ($10.99). Topped with blue cheese crumbles and jalapenos, this burger packs a punch like Vince Wilfork. Bring the blitz with bacon ($1.00) and mushrooms ($0.75).
Looking for something to pick on, like Tom Brady picks apart defenses? Jaime’s has you covered with nachos loaded with salsa, sour cream, melted Monterey Jack cheddar cheese and jalapenos. Go the whole nine yards with guacamole and Jaime’s excellent chili.
2. Camelot Sports Pub
Below North Andover’s Knights of Columbus building is the Camelot Sports Pub, a restaurant, bar and perfect place for football watching thanks to big screen TVs.
Play billiards or darts during halftime, play some keno, and eat bar food. Camelot will be open from 11am to 1am, perfect for pregame, during game, and postgame festivities for both the early game and the Patriots game.
3. The Ninety Nine
The recently remodeled Ninety Nine is a great place to watch some football. Its Small Plates menu is perfect for snacking on some finger food during the games. Baked stuffed clams, potato skins, buffalo wings, and buffalo chicken flatbreads are among your options.
They’ll have all your favorite drinks from Harpoon I.P.A. to Pomegranite Martinis.
To add some extra Patriotism to your day, opt for the New England Fried Shrimp, part of the 9 Real Size Entrees for $9.99 menu. The shrimp are served with fries and a tangy cocktail sauce.
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