February 2, 2010
Order that Super Bowl pizza early

Are you ready for some Super Bowl? Yours truly will be parked on the couch this Sunday and rooting for the New Orleans Saints (Who dat! Who dat!), and doing my best not to fall into a food coma before halftime. That would be a 35-yard penalty for unnecessary lameness ... but it'll be tough with all the food going around.

Last week, we printed the results of our beer and buffalo wing tasting. That's as super a food/wine pairing as you'll find for the Super Bowl, but here's another food favored by the football fans and armchair jocks out there: pizza!

But, better plan on ordering this pizza early. A press release from the Pizza Hut folks came our way, and their pizza overlords report that they expect to sell 1.7 million pizzas on Super Bowl Sunday. Holy pepperoni, that's enough to cover more than 45 football fields.

So, huddle up and get ready to place those orders. Some pizza chains even have online ordering options, such as and And for the tech-savvy pizza lovers out there, you can even order from Pizza Hut's iPhone app.

Bring on the Big Game and pass the red pepper flakes ... hike!

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