Headed out to see the Chicago Cubs play at Wrigley Field? If so, you’re in luck. Wrigley Field isn’t just home to a great baseball team, it’s home to some pretty talented food vendors as well! If an event like this is in your future, you have to have a good game plan to make sure you grab a bite of all the best foods that’s offered at this stadium. Need some help? We have you covered. Here are 5 of the best ballpark foods you can chow down on at your next visit to Wrigley Field.
1. Beef and Cheddar Sausage
Get this ballpark sausage dog over at Gilbert’s Craft Sausage. It won’t leave you disappointed with its hot, juicy sausage topped with cheddar, mac and cheese, bacon, barbeque sauce and some succulent caramelized onions. If this one doesn’t suit your needs, there are plenty more designer dogs to choose from, including the Aloha Sausage and the Caprese Sausage to name a couple.
2. Buffalo Chicken Fries
It’s a combination of two great foods: buffalo chicken and French fries. Get these delicious, crispy fries topped high with Buffalo chicken, bleu cheese, and scallions. It’s a zesty, spicy take on traditional French fries that will leave you running back for more.
3. Joe Maddon Italian Hoagie
The Joe Maddon Italian Hoagie is a fan favorite for all the right reasons. This hoagie comes overflowing on Phillie-style bread with salami, lettuce, tomatoes, white American cheese, olive oil, and spicy peppers. This sandwich has been around since the late 1940’s, when Maddon’s aunt designed it in their family eatery.
4. Steak Flatbread Sandwich
This is a specialty for patrons who snagged a spot in the suite seats. A delicious flatbread sandwich comes stuffed with black pepper-crusted steak, horseradish aioli, blue cheese, red onion, garlic, and field greens. Aside from the Chicago Cubs, this sandwich is a reason in itself to keep you coming back to Wrigley Field again and again.
5. The Barry Foote
If you’re a bleacher ticket holder, you can get this masterpiece over at Hot Doug’s. The Barry Foote is a specialty dog which includes corned beef sausage, sauerkraut, shredded Swiss cheese, and Russian dressing. This is one ballpark dog that will have you rethinking the traditional ketchup and mustard.
Did any of these great ballpark foods catch your eye? Make sure to keep this list handy next time you head out to Wrigley Field to watch your favorite team play ball. While no one can predict if the Chicago Cubs will win or lose, you can rest easy knowing that no matter how the game turns out, your stomach will be winning for sure.