Andy Slater hosts the popular "Andy Slater Show" from noon to 3 p.m. weekdays on 640AM WFTL Radio, where he's known for interviewing giants in sports. Andy has spoken with some of the greats, including Don King, Andre Dawson, Frank Robinson, Carlos Delgado, Adam Dunn, Frank Francisco and even O.J. Simpson!
When he's not talking about sports on the air, he's either eating somewhere or watching a game -- and on Facebook to tell all about it. Short Order asked Andy where he was watching the Super Bowl and he surprised us by saying he was going to watch it at home. Then he explained his plans for the ultimate Super Bowl party, with the ultimate menu to go with it.
By picking up the best wings, ribs, stone crabs and potato skins from his favorite Miami restaurants, Andy has created a fantasy menu for his party. Bonus points for his real reason to watch at home, "If my team loses, I just have to walk 30 yards to crash in my bed". Add some beer and go!
Andy's Fantasy Super Bowl Menu
Shorty's baby back ribs are sweet, flavorful and melt in your mouth. These are ultimate ribs for an ultimate game menu. Shorty's has full catering service, so you can just call ahead and have your ribs waiting for your pick-up on game day. For only $7.99 per person, their Spare Rib Special includes 1/2 Lb. Ribs, any 2 side dishes from Shorty's offerings of cole slaw, corn, beans or potato salad, BBQ Sauce & Rolls.
Shorty's Ribs, 9200 South Dixie Highway, Miami; 305-670-7732
A game without wings is like a Sunday without football - worthless. Wing Zone has several locations in Miami and offers an astounding fifteen different varities and levels of heat. A platter of 100 classic buffalo wings will run you $59.99 and you can mix up to four different flavors. Platters come with ranch dressing and celery.
Wing Zone, 729B Washington Avenue, Miami Beach; 305-673-2644
Joe's Takeaway Stone Crabs
It's not cheap, but it's the best and Super Bowl comes but once a year so LIVE! Joe's Takeaway, the take home outlet next door to Joe's Stone Crabs, offers up stone crabs with Joe's famous mustard sauce to take home for the big game. Claws for six people will run a hefty $265.95. Totally worth it.
Joe's Takeaway, 11 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; 305-673-0365
T.G.I. Friday's Potato Skins
Crispy skins topped with melted cheese, bacon and chives. Totally awesome game food and the perfect way to start the pre-game activities before moving on to the meat! An order of skins will run about $8 and curbside pickup allows you to call ahead and just pick up and go.
T.G.I. Friday's, 14891 Biscayne Boulevard, North Miami; 305-944-4096
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A perfect menu needs a sugary football shaped cake with chocolate frosting for completion.
Pick one up at your local Publix while you're picking up the beer and sodas.