Super Bowl Boosts Local Businesses

By WBNG News

July 22, 2010 Updated Feb 1, 2009 at 8:28 PM EDT

Local food businesses are scoring big thanks to Sunday's Super Bowl.

Action News Reporter Landon Sears tells us how.

(Phone rings) "Rossi's Pizza Johnson City"....
At many pizza places across the Southern Tier, you'll hear this line tonight...
"Takeout or delivery?"

That's because at least for Rossi's pizza it's the busiest night of the year.

"Probably about 3 times the business we would do on an average Sunday. Better than News Year's eve, New Year's day, Christmas eve," said Rossi's owner Rich Juodaitis.

Rossi's had more than 3 dozen delivery orders by noon Sunday, some for hundreds of buffalo wings and 8 or 9 pizzas.

Greg Williams thinks he'll have a big crowd at his bar and restaurant Harry L. Pub.

"It gets pretty loud. It's rowdy in a fun sense. Absolutley," said Williams.

He just doesn't think he'll get much business from any Cardinals fans.

"You know, I think few and far between there's a couple out there. I don't see that many Cardinals jerseys throughout the year," said Williams.

As for people hosting their own parties and doing the cooking themselves...

"Just staying home. Having some pizza, and chicken wings, and tacos," said Kathy Wilding.

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