Restaurants and Stores Busy for Super Bowl


Well, it’s the hot topic this weekend: the Super Bowl is here, and many people are getting ready to host their own game day celebration.

Millions of people across the world are getting ready to watch the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots battle it out in Minneapolis this Sunday.

Wherever you are taking the game in, no Super Bowl experience is complete without a lot of food. According to the centers for disease control, Super Bowl Sunday is the second largest food consumption day of the year, behind Thanksgiving. but there are those usual food suspects that are crowd favorites for the big game.

“Last year, we got very busy everyone kind of came in and ended up sitting the whole night, but our kitchen was constantly running takeout’s.  Because we have more takeout’s and carryout’s for the big game than we do for the rest of the month of February.”

According to the National Chicken Council, fans will eat 1.35 billion wings this weekend, enough wings to circle the earth three times. At Festival Foods in Onalaska, they say party type foods are the most in demand.

The Pizza Hut in La Crosse usually has ten delivery drivers working throughout a normal Sunday. Michael Quinonez with Pizza Hut says they expect to see an eighty percent increase in sales on Sunday. They all agree though, that if the Vikings or Packers were playing, it would only make it more hectic.

Be sure to watch the Big Bame Special, reports from Minneapolis this Saturday evening at 6:30 PM right here on Fox 25/48.

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