America's Best Tailgating Cities
NFL and college football fans across the country turn tailgating into over-the-top celebrations with enviable food. Here, the best traditions from cities that have perfected pre-game festivities. —Lawrence Marcus, additional research by Justine Sterling
NFL: Houston Texans, Reliant Stadium
Texan fans are serious about Texas-style barbecue, which means beef brisket. Local pit masters bring in elaborate mobile smokers.