Peach Bowl 2019: Your guide to eating in and around Mercedes-Benz Stadium

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Things to Know About the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl It's been played in Atlanta since December 1968. Since 2014, the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl has been one of six bowl games to host the College Football Playoff. The other bowls are the Cotton, Fiesta, Orange, Rose and Sugar Bowls. In 1996, Chick-fil-A became the bowl’s first and only title partner. The last time a Georgia team played in the bowl was in 2008 when LSU beat Georgia Tech.

A guide for LSU and Oklahoma fans headed to Atlanta for the December 28 game

There are plenty of ways to keep yourself satiated and your thirst quenched if you're headed to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. Read on for suggestions of where to eat and drink inside the stadium and our top picks for grabbing a bite or a drink in the area around the building.

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If you’re inside the stadium 

•The 2 million-square-foot sports facility offers many ways to fill the belly and wet a whistle. Check out a full listing of the (largely local) food and drink offerings and where to find them, including Delia's Chicken Sausage, Iberian Pig, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and, of course, Chick-fil-A (but never on a Sunday).

If you venture outside the stadium 

Take a short walk to the heart of the Castleberry Hill neighborhood, where you'll find everything from sushi to fried chicken and a restaurant, ice cream parlor and hookah lounge each with a celebrity pedigree.

•Check out 10 restaurants within walking distance of The Benz that'll satisfy your cravings for everything from Mexican food to burgers.

•Looking for a cheap lunch close to the stadium? Hit up one of these spots for Indian, Vietnamese and old-school country cooking.

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Parade presented by Lions Clubs International

When: 9 – 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28

Where: Downtown Atlanta

Begins at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Xernona Clayton Way. Ends at the Georgia World Congress Center

Cost: Free

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