Globe Life Park has an array of food vendors that give new meaning to the old Texas saying, “Everything is bigger in Texas”. This Arlington stadium, home to the Texas Rangers baseball team, has a larger than life take on food and fun. Next time you find yourself at Globe Life Park watching the Texas Rangers win big, try out these 5 delicious traditions for a Texas sized ballpark snacks that will leave your taste buds singing.
1. Deep-Fried S’mOreos at State Fare
This sounds both heart stopping, mouth watering, and dream worthy. Head over to State Fare, the relatively “new kid on the block” at Globe Life Park, to try this out. Visitors can expect graham cracker breaded marshmallows deep fried to golden perfection, and then skewered with Oreos and topped with chocolate sauce and Cool Whip. A combination that will win your heart and stop it at the same time.
2. The Boomstick at Boomstick!
A ballpark tradition meets Texas sized to make none other than the famous Boomstick. This hotdog is a challenge for your stomach and a treat for your tongue. Stretching a massive two feet long it is topped with nacho cheese, jalapeños, caramelized onions, and chili. Weighing in at a whopping three pounds, this is a Texas sized challenge you won’t want to skip out on.
3. Chicken-Fried Corn on the Cob at State Fare
The State Fare has made quite a name for itself with their deep fried delicacies, and the Chicken-Fried Corn on the Cob is no different. This unbeatable variation of corn on the cob can be found served on a stick, deep fried in buttermilk batter, and displayed with a lime wedge. It tastes as fantastic as it sounds!
4. Choomongous at Texas Sized 24
Another famous two foot long Texas tradition is Choomongous, the monstrous Korean BBQ sandwich. Sriracha mayo, chopped beef, and spicy slaw gather together on a sweet bun. This outrageous sandwich was made to share, but you could try for some bragging rights and attempt to finish the whole thing yourself.
5. The Ranger Tater at Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ
The name of this food item just has “Texas” written all over it, doesn’t it? This is a delicious baked potato loaded up with savory, succulent brisket. Say it a few times fast, “Ranger Tater”, and you will have everyone around you issuing a sympathetic “Well, bless your heart…”
It might be hard to pick from this list of heart stopping, savory eats at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas. No matter what unique item you decide to try out, you, your taste buds (and your stomach) are sure to be satisfied by the end of the game. There is no better way to fight the traffic leaving a Texas Rangers ballgame than with a full stomach, dreaming of your next visit to these delectable food stands to check another Texas tradition off of your food “to-do” list.
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