Steve Barnes

Kickoff Countdown: Food And Football

Aug. 29, 2013 2:44 AM EST

Kickoff Countdown: One Day

Editor's Note: This is the seventh in a seven-day series designed to sustain college football fans until North Carolina and South Carolina kick off the season Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. ET. We've looked at the best, underrated and worst states for producing FBS talent, reflected on our favorite tailgating memoriesgiven you a printable schedule guide to the 2013 season, ranked every FBS starting quarterbackoffered you conference-by-conference bold predictions and paid tribute to the BCS.

If the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, sportswriters are the most-loved people in the world. I have been to many sportswriters' conventions and the topic we all seem to get to is the best places to eat in each city.   

Here are a few suggestions. Most don't agree with sportswriters' opinions, but no one can argue against the appetites.

We'll reveal, conference-by-conference, one great place to eat or drink near every FBS school.