The big game weekend is here. It's officially time for the Philadelphia Eagles to take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII. It all goes down in State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, and you can guarantee we're all geared up—not only for the game, but also Rihanna's highly anticipated performance.
If you're going to be at the Super Bowl this weekend, or have plans to visit the Sunset state in the near future, we wanted to put you on to a few of the amazing Black-owned businesses in the area. From a dope brunch spot to a bookshop and exotic are rental shop to live out your best dreams, be sure to support these businesses as you explore Super Bowl LVII weekend. Oh, and these establishments can easily be found by using Google Maps.
1511 North Hayden Rd, Suite 170
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
What's an eventful weekend without a hearty brunch? It's almost like a requirement to solidify an amazing weekend. If you're in Arizona for the big game, check out Sugar Jam: The Southern Kitchen for shrimp and grits with crab, chicken and French toast, pulled pork hash and so much more. During Super Bowl LVII weekend, they'll also host a game day brunch followed by a watch party that includes a buffet, UNO and spades. Be sure to reserve ahead to ensure you get a table.
Grassrootz Books & Juice Bar
1140 E. Washington St., #200
Phoenix, AZ 85034
If you're on your healthy kick while in Phoenix, you're in luck. Not only does Grassrootz have a great selection of books that are relevant to Black culture and history, but the business also doubles as a juice bar. When you support this shop, you're also giving back. Each purchase helps to fund grassroots activism, education and economic development efforts through The Phoenix Local Organizing Committee for Justice or Else.
Westgate Exotic Cars & Rentals
8550 North 91st Avenue, Suite 29
Peoria, Arizona, 85345
Hit the city in style with a top-of-the-line foreign car from Westgate Exotic Cars & Rentals. Turn heads during all the big game festivities and live your best life for a few days. You can rent cars like a BMW Z4M sport, a Sebring Orange C8 Corvette convertible, and many more from this Black-owned business.
Ms. Martha's Caribbean
1820 West Northern Ave., #110
Phoenix, Arizona 85021
For your fill of jerk meats, rice and peas, plantains and all the other Caribbean staples, check out Ms. Martha's Caribbean. Sit on the adorable patio and take in the views, or come back for one of the special cooking classes. For the big game, they'll also be whipping up their unique selection of chicken wings, which are the perfect Super Bowl dish to bring to your events.