This has been a week of scheming for Seahawks fans.
What kind of offense will net the most comfortable recliner? Who will handoff the best nachos? Most important: Where is the biggest high-def TV?
It’s the annual vetting of the Super Bowl parties. And if the party you’re hosting scores high, prepare for an influx of six-pack- carrying rabble-rousers. Forget Deflategate. This is Inflategate.
That’s what’s happening to David Jones this week.
“We started at 10. Now we’re at 27 and counting,” Jones said of the ever-expanding party he’s hosting.
You can’t blame Jones’ friends. Or his friends’ friends. Jones and his wife, Lorri, are the co-founders and owners of the Blazing Onion burger restaurant chain.
But Jones is making an offer few other party hosts can: He’s inviting anyone whose gathering has outgrown their house to contact one of his six restaurants. “We’re putting that out there in case anybody is in the same situation. We’ll find room for them.”
If you prefer the conviviality of your fellow 12th man, we have compiled a list of some local restaurants and watering holes that are going the extra yard for Super Bowl 49. Undoubtedly we missed a few (although we did ask readers for their picks), so check in with your favorites if you don’t see them here.
Tacoma Mall, Uptown Gig Harbor and other Puget Sound locations.
208 St. Helens Ave, Tacoma.
Check locations and phone numbers for Tacoma, Sumner, DuPont, Lacey, Frederickson and Parkland at farrellispizza.com.
4629 S. Yakima, Tacoma.
Check addresses and phone numbers for Harmon Brewery and Eatery, The Hub and Harmon Taproom in Tacoma and The Hub in Gig Harbor at thehubrestaurants.com.
3211 Ruston Way, Tacoma.
13704 Valley Ave. E., Sumner.
9014 Peacock Hill Ave., Gig Harbor.
716 Pacific Ave., Tacoma.
Prizes and raffles.
120 S. Meridian, Puyallup.
Prizes from 2 p.m. to close.
535 Dock St., Tacoma.
Along with inside seating, Rock The Dock will have an outside heated beer garden with big screen TV. Raffles for Seahawks and Rock the Dock swag will be held at halftime and after the game.
2121 N. 30th St., Tacoma.
Raffles and prize giveaways.
1904 Jefferson Ave., Tacoma.
Super Bowl swag giveaways. The Swiss is kid-friendly until 9 p.m. Call ahead to reserve a table.
515 Jefferson St. SE, Olympia.
The game will be shown on newly installed TVs.
4411 Martin Way E., Olympia.
Raffles after every Seahawks touchdown. Grand prize given away after third quarter.
4611 Tumwater Valley Drive SE, Olympia (Tumwater Valley Golf Course).
Prize basket giveaways.
• 1230 College St. SE, Lacey. 360-438-9183,pintsandquartspub.com
Raffles and giveaways of Super Bowl Swag
• 625 Black Lake Blvd (at Capital Mall) Olympia, 360-943-5611.
Special Super Bowl party at Capital Mall location is a ticketed event ($35/$70 for VIP). Drink specials include Bud Light pints ($2.50) and quarts ($5). Food includes 12-layer dip, turkey drumsticks, cube steak skewers, Island fried chicken bites, meatball skewers. See pintsandquarts.brownpapertickets.com for details.
600 Franklin St. SE, Olympia.
Raffles and giveaways will be held.