Morgan Wolf
Wednesday September 3rd, 2014

In researching this week's concession item, we realized that there was a little something missing from our repertoire: pretzels. With that in mind, the newest addition to our Hall of Fame is a real monster.


WHO HATH WROUGHT THIS MONSTROSITY?: Our friends at Wrigley Field (this is for all you Cubs fans out there).

WHAT COMPRISES SUCH A THING?: A 2-pound (yes 2-pound) soft pretzel, and a trio of sauces: chipotle honey mustard, beer cheddar cheese (yes, it needs beer because this pretzel wasn’t crazy enough), and CINNAMON FROSTING. It's a meal that becomes its own dessert. American innovation at its finest.

REALLY?: Yes, it weighs 2 pounds. By the way, did I mention that it’s served in a pizza box?


BUT…: No! No un-American questions about why this is unhealthy.

OK, BUT HOW MUCH IS IT?: The North Side Twist is one of Wrigley pricier items, costing $15 dollars. But can you put a price on happiness?

LAST QUESTION. WILL A FINANCIAL POLICY BE NEEDED FOR THE PURCHASE?: No. But a life insurance policy may be a good safety net, just in case things don’t go as planned.

Concession Food Item Hall of Champions:

The Brunch Burger

The Hawk Dog

Crab Mac & Cheese Dog


The Beast

The Boomstick

The StrasBurger

The Baco

The Pulled Pork Parfait

The Banana Split Helmet Sundae

The Shake'n Bacon Brew

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.