The Football Nation crew kicked off its Road To New Orleans (#RoadTripNOLA) Super Bowl tour from Boston to New Orleans with an appearance on New England Cable News, seen across the entire six-state region.

Football Nation and Cold, Hard Football Facts "Potentate of Pigskin" Kerry J. Byrne joined restaurateur Steve DiFillippo of Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse (in Boston, Foxboro, Philly, Atlanta and opening soon in Manhattan) for a segment on favorite tailgate dishes paired with their favorite Samuel Adams beers.

Byrne and the Football Nation crew are road-tripping in an RV with an assist from our friends at and El Monte RV. Along the way their cooking favorite tailgate dishes and and toasting friends and tailgaters with plenty of Sam Adams.

You can follow the tour on both Football and Cold, Hard Football