After a year of watching games on the TV, tailgating season is back. Make sure to stock up on these must-have finds before you head to the Washington Football Team’s opening game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Compliments to the Chef
Operating the grill is a full-time job, so show your appreciation with a punny apron. $30 at theneighborgoods.com
Down, Set, Hike!
The party officially starts when the drinks come out, so keep this “pigskin” nearby for opening them. $12 at Red Barn Mercantile, 1117 King St., Alexandria, redbarnmercantile.com
These slate coasters are etched with four of the greatest plays in Virginia Tech football history. $43 for four at Red Barn Mercantile
Instead of the usual burgers and dogs, dine on delicious kebabs made with these handy baskets. $17 at uncommongoods.com
Don’t commit a party foul by running out of dips. $28 at The Nest Egg, 11940 Grand Commons Ave., Fairfax, shopthenestegg.com