It is one of our favorite times of the year.
The annual NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is back. March Madness is full of upsets and memorable moments, sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Even for non-basketball fans, the tourney is ripe for snacking with friends and family at the bar or in the cozy confines of your home.
Here are some local snacks you’ll find us munching on.
Mr. Brettz Pretzels
No upset alert here; Mr. Brettz Pretzels are a lock-in for solid snacking. The flavor of these pretzels is off the depth chart. They go particularly great with an IPA like our ol’ standby, Short’s Huma Lupa Licious.
Germack Pistachio Company
The Motown Mix of dark chocolate chips, raisins, cranberries, almonds and dry-roasted peanuts will come in handy as your bracket falls apart. This mix is best consumed in your mouth, not thrown at the screen.
Woodward Ave Chili
Woodward Ave Chili is a #1 seed as Michigan’s only family-owned canned chili company. This balanced chili goes great with pretty much anything, but we recommend pairing it with your favorite cheese sauce for an amazing queso dip.
Chunk Nibbles is the triple-double of the snack game. A three pointer of salty crunch is served up via pretzels, peanuts, and walnuts. A sweet drizzle and corn squares make the mix sensational, baby. Nothing but net.
Hacienda Mexican Foods
The 313 Urban Chili Lime Tortilla Chips from Hacienda Mexican Foods are perfectly spicy and keep us coming back for more. Another winning play is to dip their chips in Garden Fresh Salsa.
Better Made Snack Foods
Better Made has been killing the potato chip game since 1930. We’re team BBQ in case you wanted some insider information.
Street Eatzz Detroit Smoke Foodie Sauce
Street Eatzz puts a full-court press of flavor on your taste buds. Add it to your favorite sandwich, chicken wings, nachos, and more.
You may be salty after your bracket is busted, but look on the bright side: there’s Mel’s Sea Salt Pretzel Toffee.
Sanders Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels
Victory is sweet. It’s even sweeter when you celebrate with a bag of Sanders Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels.