If you’re planning on attending a big league baseball game this year, break out the antacids. You’re going to need them. Concession stands at stadiums around Major League Baseball are unleashing some new culinary inventions in 2019 that will most certainly test your gastrointestinal system – and the laws of physics in some cases. Here are six of the craziest new offerings Major League Baseball concession stands this season.
Cinnamon Chipotle Topped Tots
PNC Park – Pittsburgh Pirates
— Kari Steele (@KariVanHorn) March 19, 2019
One of a handful of new items at PNC Park, the first bite of the cinnamon chipotle tater tots is certain to make your taste buds wonder what the heck just happened. These tater tots are topped with pulled pork spiced with cinnamon and chipotle, green & red onions, and chipotle maple syrup all served up in a miniature Pittsburg Pirates helmet bowl.
The Fowl Pole
Globe Life Park – Texas Rangers
JUST IN: The 2-pound chicken tender being sold at @Rangers games, called the "Fowl Pole," which comes in its own carrying case on a bed of fries, will be priced at…drumroll please…
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) March 11, 2019
Just when it seemed they couldn’t top they Dilly Dog, the Texas Rangers unleash something even weirder – the Fowl Pole. A two-pound chicken tender roughly the size of a canoe oar, the Fowl Pole comes on a bed of waffle fries in its own carrying case. You read that right – a carrying case for a gigantic chicken tender. At a cost of $27.50, the Fowl Pole ought to come with a six-month financing plan.
Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia Phillies
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The new donut burger somehow seems an appropriate addition to a city that is known for a steak sandwich smothered in Cheez Wiz. Phillies fans can now enjoy the pleasures of watching a ball game while noshing on a burger with cheese, bacon, pepper jam between two glazed doughnuts.
Chicken and Waffle Cone
Target Field – Minnesota Twins
Around Major League Baseball, waffle cones are all the rage with several stadiums experimenting with some interesting filling options. One of the more interesting ideas is the chicken and waffle cone at Target Field in Minnesota. Starting with a large, traditional waffle cone, the concession is filled with two chicken tenders and slab of thick-cut bacon the size of a Churchill cigar, drizzled with maple syrup.
Bayou City Dog
Minute Maid Park – Houston Astros
This thing is not to be believed. The Houston Astros’ Bayou City Dog is equal parts culinary masterpiece and engineering marvel. The centerpiece is an extra-long Nolan Ryan hot dog, topped with smoked pork burnt ends, Ricos brand cheese sauce, dill pickle chips, green onions, and spicy barbecue sauce.
Coney Dog Egg Roll
Comerica Park – Detroit Tigers
The first thing you need to know about this item is it’s deep fried. If that isn’t enough to pique your interest, consider this. The Coney Dog Egg Roll is an egg roll filled with a hot dog and meaty chili topped with yellow mustard and green onions.