Super Bowl Sunday: Find a Snack, Stump Your Friends

Yeah, yeah, we know — no black and gold in the Dome this year. So amuse yourself instead by finding good stuff to nosh on and stumping your friends in between big plays.

So the Pittsburgh Steelers are staying home.

So you're sick of hearing about those Harbaugh brothers.

So you're cold, you're tired of being cold and you don't feel like doing much that involves venturing out in the cold.

Still, that big game scheduled for Sunday IS the Super Bowl, after all, and it's being played in one of the coolest U.S. cities. Should you find yourself getting into the mood to at least watch the contest between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers, you're going to need some refreshments throughout.

Patch brings you some suggestions for spots around town that are offering a gathering place to watch the game or specials on items to nosh on throughout—whether you're out with friends or curled up at home.

  • ., is offering an all-you-can-eat buffet.
  • North Park Lounge, 8701 Babcock Blvd, is offering drink specials
  • Perrytowne Drafthouse, 1002 Perry Highway, is offering drinks specials

And courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau, we bring you some trivia facts about the Super Bowl and the cities involved so you can stump your family and friends in between those snazzy new commercials.

  • Super Bowl XLVII, to be played at the Superdome, represents the 10th time the game has been played in New Orleans.
  • San Francisco ranks 14th on the list of the nation’s most populous cities. with an estimated population of 812,826. Baltimore ranks 24th, with an estimated population of 619,493. The host city ranks 51st.
  • 52 percent of San Francisco residents 25 and older hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, while 85.9 percent have at least graduated from high school. In Baltimore, 27.5 percent of residents 25 and older hold a bachelor’s degree or higher, while 80.5 percent have at least graduated from high school. In New Orleans, those rates are 32.4 percent and 83.7 percent, while nationally they're 28.5 percent and 85.9 percent. 
  • San Francisco and Baltimore residents, on average, need 29.6 minutes to get to work each day. In the host city, the commute is a little shorter, at 22.7 minutes.
  • In San Francisco, 46 percent of residents age 5 and older speak a language other than English at home. In Baltimore, that number is 5 percent, while in New Orleans it's 9 percent. The national average is 20.8 percent.
  • The median household income in San Francisco is $69,894, while in Baltimore it's $38,721. In New Orleans, the median household earns $35,041. Nationally, the median household income is $50,502.
  • The median value of an owner-occupied home in San Francisco is $719,800, while in Baltimore it's $154,400. In New Orleans, the median value is $185,400, while nationally, it's $173,600.

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