Do your weekend plans include a trip down to U.S. Cellular Field to get in a few innings of the Chicago White Sox game? If so, make sure you come hungry. U.S. Cellular Field isn’t just a great place to watch a game, it’s home to a ton of talented food vendors who are ready to serve up some of the best ballpark foods that any MLB field has to offer. Make sure you add these 5 great ballpark foods to your list before you head out to catch the game.
1. Fried Caprese Ravioli
This might not be a traditional ballpark food but it’s definitely one that is making waves at U.S. Cellular Field. Beggar’s took a Mezzaluna pasta is stuffed full of fresh tomatoes and aromatic basil, an Italian cheese blend that will have cheese lovers rejoicing, and is then breaded and deep fried to perfection. This is a game changing food for White Sox fans everywhere.
2. Hooters Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
You probably already guessed it, but you can grab this hand crafted sandwich at the Hooters cart. Get this breaded chicken breast with an array of Hooters sauce choices, including hot, medium or honey Thai. After that, it’s topped off with lettuce and tomato on a toasted brioche bun and served with a side of bleu cheese or ranch to complete this delicate sandwich. It’s definitely a must try at the next game.
3. Merkt’s Cheesy Beef Sandwich
Burger Barns is the vendor responsible for this delicacy. If you’re in the market for a truly filling and unforgettable sandwich, you don’t need to look further than Merkt’s Cheesy Beef Sandwich. Rib eye steak is sliced thin and grilled, then thrown together with Merkt’s cheese and Chi-Town Pico. It’s served up hot on a traditional hoagie roll and ready and waiting for your stomach to consume it.
4. Bacon Cheddar Pretzel Dog
It truly is as heavenly as it sounds. The Bacon Cheddar Pretzel Dog is served on a delicious, savory pretzel bun. It takes a piping hot, juicy, Vienna beef hot dog and tops it off with nacho cheese and bacon. It’s hard to find a hot dog that will beat the deliciousness of this masterpiece found at All-Star Stands.
5. Chicken Parmesan Sandwich
Another Beggar’s original, their Chicken Parmesan Sandwich is drool worthy. A juicy, breaded chicken breast is deep fried and then topped with mozzarella, parmesan, and marinara sauce. It’s served on a warm garlic ciabatta roll to really add that extra delicious oomph.
It’s clear to see that the food vendors at U.S. Cellular Field don’t settle for the mundane hot dog and nachos (although, if that’s your style there is plenty of those to go around). Between the amazing hand crafted sandwiches, uniquely topped fries, and gourmet hot dogs it might be hard to pick one of these to indulge your taste buds with. Luckily the season isn’t over yet, so next time you head out to cheer on the Chicago White Sox try a couple of these tasty treats for a real food adventure.