Pigskin Pigout

Our new series that’s more griddle than gridiron, more Bloody Mary than Hail Mary.

Looking for a bar to watch a Seahawks game? Every Monday through the end of the season, Voracious, the Weekly's food blog, posts a postgame review in which the only things downed are pints and fries. Visit www.seattleweekly.com/voracious to read more.Where: Southlake Grill, 1253 Thomas St. (right by REI), 621-1090. SOUTH LAKE UNION. Sundays at Southlake Grill draw enough Hawks fans to make it feel like game day but present a sufficiently mellow vibe to make a meal enjoyable for a non-football fan. It has lots of windows, unlike many sports bars, so you don't have to feel like you're watching the game in a cave.The Game: Hawks 37, St. Louis Rams 13. The Rams are a sad team.Players: A collection of Hawks fans of varying levels of enthusiasm. Many left before the game was done. Those wearing Hasselbeck jerseys generally stayed longer. Also, postgame, the bartender delivered an impassioned lip-synch version of M.I.A.'s "Paper Planes."MVP: Half-price food on Sundays, so everything in the photo at right cost less than $20. The hummus plate's hummus was admirably heavy on the garlic, and our server was attentive enough to keep bringing hot pita bread whenever we ran out. Overall, the food was decent, not great; generous in quantity; and, as noted, half-price.TVs: Two flat screens. Not huge, but visible from almost anywhere in the restaurant.Beers: Sadly, this Hawks fan was on an iced-tea kick, but there were plenty of pints to choose from in the $4–$5 range.Memorable moment: The sound of a single Hawk fan clapping as Lofa Tatupu pushed Travis Minor out of bounds to end the game.

 
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