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A classic American pastime, tailgating should involve grilled food and plenty of beer. Here's your guide on doing it right with tips from our community on recipes, creative side dishes, how to transport food, and more.

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Caterer for baseball "tailgate" themed cocktail hour

by sfggirl22 4 years ago

I am in search of an affordable caterer in the Oakland area who can provide us with appetizers for our baseball "tail...


goldangl95 commented 4 years ago

Sausage Tailgate for Veggie and Meat Heads

by blackbookali 5 years ago

Planning an office parking lot tailgate as an appetizer to office dive bar crawl and am tasked with coming up with mo...


brainfood commented 5 years ago

Transporting chili for tailgating

by Christina D 5 years ago

Greetings, 'hounds. Next weekend, I'll be taking some Texas chili to a tailgate. I can't quite figure out how best...


drongo commented 5 years ago

New tailgating ideas

by Karl 5 years ago

I'm hoping people can help me out with some new tailgating ideas. I find that year after year I get in a rut with th...


nokitchen commented 5 years ago

Tailgating at the Santa Fe Opera

by tfallath 5 years ago

We're planning on attending two performances of the SFO this month, and tailgating, as usual. Even though we've been...


sparky403 commented 5 years ago

Tailgate ideas for Holiday Bowl?

by melee 6 years ago

We are headed to the Holiday Bowl tomorrow with a group of about 20 to cheer on the UCLA Bruins and I'm tired of cook...


ipsedixit commented 6 years ago

Reheating Waffles for a Tailgate - ideas?

by Katafer 6 years ago

This weekend we are having Fried Catfish & Fried Chicken over waffles for our tailgate entree. My BF is planning on ...


todao commented 6 years ago

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Tailgating recipes

by uneed2eat 6 years ago

Anybody a die hard tailgater? If so, I would love to hear some of your tried and true tailgate recipes. We are Raid...

tailgating for a Bruce concert - about 35-40 people!

by smilingal 6 years ago

I would love your suggestions for ideas that will feed a lot of people, be very portable, and not be one of the foods...


HeBrew commented 6 years ago

Pre-game "tailgate" meal in Westwood

by LCMom 7 years ago

Looking for a casual pre-game meeting place meal/grazing before a soccer game at Drake Stadium at UCLA. Should be ab...


westsidegal commented 7 years ago

Tailgate suggestions

by BostonTparty 7 years ago

We are going to the Chargers / Patriots game this weekend and I'm looking for suggestions for San Diego type tailgate...


BostonTparty commented 7 years ago


by PantryandFridge 7 years ago

Now that football season is back, what's your idea of the perfect tailgate party???


INDIANRIVERFL commented 7 years ago

Tailgaters Pub and Grille in Acton

by Smokey Joe 8 years ago

Anyone know when this is set to open up? It's taking over the old Ichabod's spot on Great Road from the looks of it. ...


rrrobino commented 7 years ago

It's Tailgating Season!

by BigE 7 years ago

Ladies and gentlemen, summer is winding down, and that means one season. I know there are a handf...


DougRisk commented 7 years ago

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Square Table is an SEC Finalist in the Tony Chachere's Tailgate Cook-off Competition

by yacoperations 7 years ago

Square Table Recipe is a Finalist in Tailgate Cook-off Competition College football is competitive both on and off...

Help - Dinner Club Theme- American Tailgate..Done Upscale

by TSAW 7 years ago

My dinner club theme has been decided. American Tail gate party. Ugh. Everyone in the group is Canadian except the fe...


TSAW commented 7 years ago

Tailgating JIMMY BUFFETT Style

by aphayes 7 years ago

Putting together a tailgate for the Jimmy Buffett concert tomorrow. So far we are going to do shrimp and cheeseburge...


aphayes commented 7 years ago

Looking for Chili for a tailgate at Duke

by afdesserts 8 years ago

Wondering if anyone has ideas on where to get the best chili for a crowd of hungry female lacrosse players & their pa...


sisterbeer commented 7 years ago

Grill to Go - Now even bus riders can tailgate.

by ferret 8 years ago


ferret commented 8 years ago

Breakfast Tailgating Ideas

by trauty32 9 years ago

Wondering if anyone had any good ideas/recipes for tailgating before an 11am football game? Breakfast burritos are g...


Taigate Hero commented 8 years ago

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