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Praise the Pig: Food & Drink to ‘Snout’ About in Phoenix

Before the pro teams arrive, get your share of protein at these Super Bowl city establishments.

Everyone’s got football fever with the Super Bowl almost here. Pig out on pork products while you count down to pigskin!

Scottsdale restaurant Pig & Pickle crafts great plates with pork shank, belly, shoulder and liver. 2922 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, 480.990.1407

Austin import Salty Sow gilds bone marrow with crispy bacon and sways an innocent farm salad with lardons. 4801 E. Cacus Rd., Phoenix, 602.795.9463

The Blind Pig spikes queso with chorizo (spicy ground pork) and packs a sandwich with carnitas (methodically browned pork). 3370 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale, 480.994.1055

Breakfast beacon Oink Cafe does bacon eight ways, including sugar-cured, applewood-smoked and jalapeño-spiced. 4326 E. Cactus Rd., Phoenix, 602.404.6465

More thirsty than hungry? Have a beer with Phoenix hipsters at The Whining Pig, 1612 E. Bethany Home Rd., or with motorcycle enthusiasts at the Hammered Hog, 3128 E. Cactus Rd.