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Chicken Wings, the Perfect Finger Food

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.04.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Chickens just can't catch a break. On July 29, we celebrated National Chicken Wing Day--an undisguised warm-up for fall tailgating season. We Americans do love our chicken wings. The National Chicken Council predicts we'll eat 28 billion of them before year's end.

Driver Learns The Hard Way Why You Should Never, Ever Tailgate

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 03.15.2016 | Crime

Don't tailgate. In a video that resembles one from driver's ed, a motorist was caught on camera tailgating on I-41 in Wisconsin on Thursday. The dri...

5 Tips for Hosting a Tailgate Party

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.26.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Tailgating has come a long way since November 6, 1869, when spectators lowered the buckboards (tailgates) of their horse-drawn wagons to serve picnic lunches from hampers at the first intercollegiate football game, Princeton vs. Rutgers.

New Technology Enhances Football Season

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.01.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

Even if you aren't into the game, football fandom isn't just about what happens on the field anymore. There are so many aspects to the football experience to enjoy -- like the tailgating -- that new gadgets have made it fun for everyone.

Healthier Game Day Recipes To Elevate Your Tailgate

Julie Upton | Posted 01.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Many sports fans fess up to enjoying football food more than the game. Problem is, typical fan fare like chips and dip, burgers and brats, pizza, wings and beer can easily add up to more than a day's worth of calories and several days' worth of saturated fat -- all before kick-off! Here are some of my favorite lighter football snacks so you don't end up feeling like a 300-pound lineman by the end of the season.

Which College Has The Best Tailgates?

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 10.09.2014 | Sports

The College Football Playoff may help determine a national champion that everyone can agree upon, but there is one question that no postseason triumph...

Take Your Tailgate To The Championship With These 6 Recipes

Molly Tavoletti | Posted 12.06.2014 | Taste
Molly Tavoletti

With a food spread like this, we all go home champions.

Game Day! Tailgate Essentials for a Sure Win

Colleen Mullaney | Posted 11.19.2013 | Style
Colleen Mullaney

Be sure your game day has a crowd pleasing spread. From gear must have's, to cocktails, and lawn games, this tailgate has spirit to spare! So, no matter what team you're rooting for, pack up a party that scores with everyone!

Gold Plate Tailgating: The Only Tailgating Tips You'll Ever Need!

Steven Raichlen | Posted 11.20.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Tailgating itself has become a competitive sport. Here's how to bring your "A" game.

The Best Tailgate Food Porn From Instagram

The Huffington Post | Nile Cappello | Posted 09.24.2013 | Taste

Can we snag an invite to these pre parties?

Best Colleges for Tailgating

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.29.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Time to dust off the body paint, the team sweatshirts, party beads and face tattoos, and fire up the grill: it's tailgating season.

NFL Style Series: It's Homegating Time!

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.31.2013 | Black Voices

We've showed you how to show off your style during football season (here and here) and now it's time to get the party started. While tickets to the ga...

Hardware For The Ultimate Tailgate

Menuism | Posted 08.30.2013 | Taste

At LSU, tailgating is as important as the Fighting Tigers themselves.

The Best Southern Tailgates

Posted 08.30.2013 | College

What makes a good southern tailgate? B.B.Q.? Special and seasonal mixed drinks? Let's agree it takes more than a few light beers and wieners on the gr...

Ted And Barney's Theme Song For Puzzles Bar On 'How I Met Your Mother'

Posted 03.03.2012 | TV

After a rather somber event before the holiday break, wherein we learned that Robin can never have children, "How I Met Your Mother" (Mon., 8 p.m. EST...

The 7 Best Tailgating Eats And Drinks

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Football season is officially underway, but, really, what's a football game without a tailgate party? Whether you'll be serving friends in your apart...

Brewing Up Success

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Patrick Sauer | Posted 08.17.2011 | Small Business

Father's Day is the day we trumpet all things Dad -- and beers and barbecues are often central to the celebration. But that wasn't always the point. T...

Duke Tailgate Canceled

The Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Tailgate as students currently know it has been canceled, Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Moneta confirmed Monday. A minor, who was the g...

This Is Why YouTube Was Invented (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Describing a video as "why YouTube was invented" may seem like a stretch in many cases. This is not one of those cases. Because this amazing video, ap...

The Top 12 College Football Tailgating Spots (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

From Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press: It's not just a game in college football, it's a daylong party. And out-partying the Southeastern Conference,...

Tailgate Dat: Historic New Orleans Grocery a Foodie's Dream

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Hilaire Dubertrand Lanaux III (Trey for short), is walking me through the kitchen of Langensteins grocery store to show where they will be preparing massive amounts of takeout for tailgate parties.

5 Ways to Green Your Tailgate

Ginna Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ginna Kelly

1. RECYCLE YOUR BEER CANS AND BOTTLES. This is a no-brainer. Bring a separate trash bag to throw your beer and bottle cans in. Put it in the back ...

Wisconsin Tailgate Brat Tub Recipe

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In this recipe we take a classic Wisconsin technique and riff on it slightly. The brats are simmered first in beer, then grilled, then the beer is made into a sauce, and the brats simmer in the sauce. Touchdown!