Before sports bars, the only place to view eight games simultaneously was inside the brain of a spider. Achieve octovision with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of bar fare and drinks at Press Box Sports Bar. Purchases with today's deal must include a food item.
Located in the heart of Roughrider country, Press Box is less of a sports bar than a full-on sports mecca, hosting PPV Ultimate Fighting Championships, Pats TV, and Rider Radio 620's coaches show. Feast on table-testing portions of pub provender: a full pound of chicken wings ($8.99 for lunch, $12.99 for dinner) or boneless ribs ($8.99 for lunch, $14.99 for dinner) are accompanied by or tossed in a virtual painter's palette of sauces, including buffalo ranch, lemon pepper, barbecue, teriyaki, and more, ranging in intensity from mild to suicide.
Get to fighting weight with the Light Weight burger, a quarter pound of flame-broiled beef that is, like an edible edition of the Globe and Mail, packed with veggies and scathing editorials ($8.99 for lunch, $9.99 for dinner). Make it a Rookie by replacing the veggies with cheese ($3), or make it a Contender by adding another beef patty ($3). Reformed carnivores can nosh on the feta-strewn greek salad ($8.99 for lunch, $10.99 half or $13.99 full dinner) or an order of vegetarian spring rolls ($8.99 for lunch, $12.99 for dinner).
Athletic fanatics can cheer on their favourite team, player, or sapient mascot on one of 30 big-screen televisions, surrounded by museum loads of memorabilia and paraphernalia, all of which is for sale.