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Super Bowl XLVIII: 8 last-minute tips for the ultimate LA party

Party foul, pizza interference.
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Party foul, pizza interference.

Super Bowl XLVIII hits Feb. 2, 2014, and Los Angeles-area bars are catering to the camaraderie and competitiveness of football, making a play to pry fans off their Southland sofas and into the open arms and open tabs of their drinking and hollering establishments

Sunday's Super Mellow Bowl will find the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks — teams from our two pot-legal states — facing off  for NFL glory at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey at 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT.

If the home-couch advantage is looking more and more like the best bet, throw a memorable last-minute party the easy, SoCal way. Choosing to keep the game living-room local means you've guaranteed prime viewing real estate, reduced the chance of a logistical disaster and provided your roster of pals a place to sleep off the Velveeta hangover before driving.

Here's how it's done —

The Ultimate Easy Super Bowl Party

What are your best Super Bowl party tips? Tell us in the comments.