Here is the definitive, must have, end all be all, no questions asked, greatest list of Super Bowl party food. 

If you don't have at least 100% of this food at your house on Sunday you have the palette of a dung beetle, and should be made to live in a padded cell 100 feet under ground.

  • 10


    I shouldn't admit to pandering to the masses, but I put chili on this list because I see it at every Super Bowl party I attend. I assume people like it. I don't get excited for chili; I get excited for the other items. That being said, if you don't have it at your party you don't care about other people ... plain and simple.

  • 9

    Veggie Platter

    The veggie platter is important for two reasons: using the vegetables to get the ranch dip to your mouth, and at #9 on this list, shows how much I don't respect chili.

  • 8

    Deli Platter

    The choice of 4-5 different kinds of meat, with 2-3 different kinds of cheese, and the ability to make your own sandwich is an incredible feeling. It's like you're in high school shop class all over again.

  • 7


    If you're not wrapping it with bacon, you're not doing it right.

  • 6


    If it's meat and in the shape of a ball, you're about to have some fun! Meatballs are versatile too! They can be served with many sauces. My favorite is ALL SAUCES.

  • 5

    Spinach Artichoke Dip

    Best dip in the game.

  • 4


    The first food in the "blank canvas" series. When you have a "blank canvas" you have no restrictions and therefore can treat this as an aritst. Be creative. Sliders aren't just for burgers anymore.

  • 3


    Another "blank canvas" food. Pizza is right up there with breathing and water as life's necessities. You will please EVERYONE when you have a pizza. Just do me a favor and don't make a cheese only pizza. It's lazy.

  • 2

    Pigs in a Blanket

    One of the tastiest items on the list. They can be eaten in one bite, and can be dipped in a variety of sauces. They go fast so make sure you eat a lot of these early. Definitely a first half food.

    Tip: Throw other people at the party off by complimenting the chili. Once they're distracted by the chilli, move in for the pigs in a blanket kill. Repeat.

  • 1

    Buffalo Chicken

    Buffalo chicken has replaced baseball as America's pastime. Give me tenders, wings, or dip. It's all amazing when it's buffalo-ized. If it doesn't have blue cheese to dip then you're not doing it right. Sadly, without blue cheese buffalo chicken is outside the top ten.