For many of the millions of people who will be watching this Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII, the question will be who will win: the Baltimore Ravens or the San Francisco 49ers?
For many, many others, the important question will be: where are the snacks?
Super Bowl parties are an important part of watching the big game, and local restaurants know it. That's why places in Highland Park, Lake Forest and Deerfield have some special carryout deals for this Sunday.
Real Urban Barbecue
610 Central Avenue, Highland Park
This barbecue spot in downtown Highland Park has a lot to offer for this Sunday. Get a $9 dozen of smoked wings, a slab of ribs for $19 and mini-sandwiches for $3 each. Or, go big with a 14-Hour Smoked & Sliced Brisket, $56 half pan or $112 full pan. Click here to see what else the restaurant is offering.
Trax Tavern & Grill
833 Deerfield Road, Deerfield
This Deerfield staple is offering a pizza carryout special that includes a 20 inch pizza for $13 with additional toppings only a dollar exta. And if you're looking for a bar to watch the Super Bowl at, Trax has some competitive drink specials. Get a $5 Bloody Mary with your choice of vodka, or if you're looking for good beer you can choose from Stella, Guinness and Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold all for $4.
Donati's of Lake Forest
950 N. Western Avenue, Lake Forest
This Lake Forest pizza place is offering a Super Bowl Sunday deal where the purchase of an 18-inch pizza with any toppings gets you a free 12 inch, thin crust, cheese pizza -- perfect for any uninvited guests who happen to show up after halftime.
Did we miss any big ones? Let us know where you're getting your Super Bowl spread in the comments below.