Across the United States, there are 15 unique National League ballparks. Each park has their own different concessions that represent that region. Here are the concessions at every NL ballpark that deserve a taste (without any ranking).
Arizona Diamondbacks (Chase Field): Funnel Cake Chicken Sandwich
This fried fiesta contains a chicken fillet, cheddar cheese, strawberry jam, powdered sugar, and maple syrup all served between two funnel cakes. The wide range of flavor will be an experience for your taste buds and deserves a try during your visit to the desert.
Atlanta Braves (Truist Park): Blooper Burger
This ginormous, 26 dollar sandwich features four cheeseburger patties, a foot long hot dog, chicken tenders, lettuce, tomato, jalapenos all drenched in cheese sauce and surrounded by Texas toast. To top all that, there is candied popcorn to finish it off. If your circulatory system can survive this battle, it will be a sandwich to be remembered.
Chicago Cubs (Wrigley Field): Giordano’s Pizza
In a city where deep dish pizza is to die for, this individual pie is a must at the Friendly Confines. The sauce complements the delicious cheese baked into the crust and will melt in your mouth while you watch the Cubbies play.
Cincinnati Reds (Great American Ballpark): Skyline Chili Coney
When in Cincinnati, Skyline Chili is a rite of passage. This local favorite contains a hot dog loaded with chili and a mountain of shredded cheese.
Colorado Rockies (Coors Field): Apple Pie Nachos
Do not overlook this concession just yet. This brand new concession features cinnamon nacho chips, topped with cheddar cheese, apple pie filling, whipped cream, and caramel sauce. Definitely give this combination a try while enjoying a game a mile above sea level.
Los Angeles Dodgers (Dodger Stadium): Dodger Sausage
I know what you are thinking. Why didn’t this author list the famous Dodger Dog as the concession to try at this SoCal ballpark. Trust me, you need to try this one instead. Resting in the roll is a mildly spicy, al pastor seasoned sausage loaded with pineapple chunks, pineapple salsa, and cilantro-lime dressing.
Miami Marlins (Marlins Park): Fruity Pebbles Pretzels
This concession is pretty self explanatory. It is simply a steaming hot pretzel covered in Fruity Pebbles. What this ballpark lacks in atmosphere (and attendance) is made up for in its mouth watering culinary options.
Milwaukee Brewers (Miller Park): BBQ Pulled Pork Mac and Cheese
New to Miller Park’s lineup in 2019, this concession is a classic American treat. In the bowl sits thick and cheesy macaroni loaded with Smoke Shack pulled pork. When in Wisconsin, dairy is a must and this cheese is certainly what you are looking for.
New York Mets (Citi Field): Cookie DŌ
New York is the capital of strange food. Although eating this food is a baking ritual, it also serves as a delicious ballpark concession. There is the option to get this melt in your mouth treat in a cup or a cone, and there are usually three different flavors out at a time such as Fluffernutter, Confetti, and Chocolate Dream.
Philadelphia Phillies (Citizens Bank Park): Donut Burger
Found in the new Boardwalk Eats section at Citizens Bank Park, the donut burger is exactly how it sounds. The bread is substituted for glazed rings that encompass the grilled angus burger and condiments that you choose to drown it in.
Pittsburgh Pirates (PNC Park): Mrs. T’s Potato Pierogies
You may be asking, why does this author pick a grocery store frozen aisle item to represent this park? Trust me, these pierogies are delicious and sour cream makes them taste that much better. After all, Pittsburgh is famous for their pierogies, hoagies, and pierogi hoagies!
San Diego Padres (Petco Park): El Toro Tri-tip Sandwich
While cheering on the Padres, definitely visit Phil’s BBQ and try this savory sandwich. In between the Texas toast lies pulled pork, coleslaw, and baby back ribs. Everything is better on the grill including this sandwich.
San Francisco Giants (Oracle Park): Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog
The name certainly describes this concession. It is simply a foot long hot dog blanketed in thick strips of bacon. The salt certainly overpowers here so you might want to get a Ghirardelli Chocolate Milkshake to wash it all down!
St. Louis Cardinals (Busch Stadium): St. Louis Dog
The staple of Busch Stadium concessions is the St. Louis Dog and it very well should be. This frankfurter is topped with a mountain of shredded cheese, barbecue sauce, and potato chips. Munch down this hot dog while admiring the picturesque views of the Gateway Arch behind center field,
Washington Nationals (Nationals Park): Crab Meat Tater Tots
Located at the See You Tater concession stand, this concession represents everything about the region it is located in. Nothing beats cylindrical spuds topped off with Old Bay seasoning and crab meat.
Make sure to check out my other article where I did the same thing for AL ballparks!
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