Sure, you can order six pizzas, a few buckets of wings, and a case of cheap beer for your Super Bowl party. But where's the sport in that? Wouldn't you rather make your own beer-infused pizza dough, use a chicken recipe from Mississippi's City Grocery, and serve cocktails strong enough for an offensive lineman.
Back in Black
This is a higher-octane highball. It was created at New York gastropub the Breslin, where it is served with pubby dishes like beef and Stilton pie. The orange bitters are key, says Breslin bartender Katipai Wilson, because they add "flavor without volume, and orange essence without acidity."
0.75 oz Irish whiskey
0.75 oz Amaro
2 dashes orange bitters
2 oz Guinness
Pour over ice and stir.
Credit: Photograph by Jamie Chung: Liquid Styling by Karen Evans