There is no more American way to dine than by eating
at that Guy Fieri restaurant in Times Square while wrapped in an American flag that itself is wrapped in an American flag grilled meat out of the back of a pick-up truck on a Sunday morning in a football stadium parking lot. But with the rise of foodie culture and celebrity chefs, it was only a matter of time before tailgating was elevated from plain old BBQ and cheap beer to a smoked rattlesnake and pheasant cassoulet with harissa infused creme fraiche, freeze-dried guacamole, and gremolata on grilled polenta... and beer. Craft beer, but still, beer. And thanks for a collection of some of Denver's finest independent restaurants hosting a Monday Night Football tailgate, we got to see what happens when crazy talented chefs take control of gameday eats.