The Best Foods to Eat at Every NFL Stadium
AT&T STADIUM: PAMBAZO
The Team: Dallas CowboysThe Town: Arlington, TexasThe Dish: One paper plate isn't enough to handle the density of this massive Mexican meal. Housemade refried beans, potato chorizo, Oaxaca cheese, shredded lettuce and sour cream on bolillo bun—all begging to be dipped in its guajillo chili sauce. Bring friends, bring even more napkins.[View the full People.com gallery here]
STUBHUB CENTER: VEGETARIAN BLT
The Team: L.A. Chargers The Town: Carson, CaliforniaThe Dish: While B usually stands for bacon, this BLT is making a beet lover out of you. This one has roasted beets, baby arugula, grape tomato jam, and goat cheese served on grilled pecan raisin bread.
L.A. COLISEUM: LOBSTERDAMUS' LOBSTER NACHOS
The Team: Los Angeles RamsThe Town: : Los Angeles, California : The Dish: This is no casual plate of nachos. The Rams clearly are sparing no expense at their new $2.6 billion stadium. Smorgasburg L.A. teamed up with the stadium featuring vendors including: Lobsterdamus, Rooster Republic for chicken fingers, Black Sugar Rib Co BBQ, and Cheezus if you're looking for a gourmet grilled cheese. This Corn tortillas topped with succulent lobster meat,cheese sauce, spicy pico de gallo, sour cream, and Sriracha. Your mouth might be watering before you even get the order out.
CENTURYLINK FIELD: CHICKEN & WAFFLE SANDWICH
: For both savory and sweet palates, Centurylink Field is serving up crispy chicken wedged between two golden waffles all doused in maple syrup.
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX STADIUM: CARDIAC CARDS DOG
The Team:: Arizona Cardinals The Town:: Glendale, Arizona: The Dish: For a meat overload, cue this all beef hot dog wrapped in a burger with maple peppered bacon topped with pico de gallo; roasted poblano queso.
M&T BANK STADIUM: SHAKE SHACK BURGER
The Team: Baltimore RavensThe Town: Baltimore, MarylandThe Dish: Standing in line for the popular bite is all part of the experience. When else can you daydream about ShackSauce? Single or Double, it's all topped with american cheese, lettuce, tomato and the secret condiment.
SPORTS AUTHORITY FIELD AT MILE HIGH STADIUM: BLITZ BURGER
The Team: Denver Broncos The Town: Denver, Colorado The Dish: Quarter pounders, and American cheese thrown together on a bun is a perfect marriage, but the pair is taken to new heights at Mile High Stadium. Enter:“United in Orange” bacon onion jam. The spread dresses said burger for the occassion in Bronco's orange spirit, all thrown together on locally-baked challah bun.
HEINZ FIELD: BLOOMFIELD PIEROGI
The Team: Pittsburgh Steelers The Town: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania The Dish: The potato filled dough is dressed three different ways for Pittsburgh fans this year. The Bloomfield, as pictured, is topped with vodka sauce, spicy Italian sausage, mozzarella and parmesan. To spice things up—they offer a Mexican War Streets pierogiwhich includes green chicken chili, pinto beans, salsa Verde and cilantro crema. Or take it back to basics with the Traditional—topped with sauerkraut caramelized onions, sour cream and bacon.
FEDEX FIELD: HOTTODOGGU
The Team: Washington RedskinsThe Town: Washington, D.C.The Dish: A Japanese-inspired juicy beef hot dog, lathered in wasabi crema, pickled cabbage, nori, cilantro, scallions, and sesame seeds. Find the exotic rendition of the stadium classic at D.C. Que in sections 102, 120 and 405.
FORD FIELD: LEINIEDOG
The Team: Detroit Lions The Town: Detroit, Michigan The Dish: The Lions have a new dog in town. The stadium unveiled their newest novelty snack replacing last year's giant blue doughnut. Enter The LeinieDog: a footlong Dearborn Sausage Company hot dog stuffed with beer cheese and wrapped in a house made pretzel. Dip it into their beer and dill mustard sauce for a massive flavor experience. Where? Pretzel Hastings: section 105, and Franks on St. Antoine: section 215.
HARD ROCK STADIUM: FUKU CHICKEN SANDWICH
The Team: Miami Dolphins The Town: Miami Gardens, Florida The Dish: Run don't walk—celebrity chef David Chang’s Fuku chicken sandwiches are now available outside of N.Y.C. Bite into the crispy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside chicken thigh that's been dunked in buttermilk, a secret spice mixture, and habañero purée before taken to the fryer—then later thrown onto a potato roll with pickles and butter.
NEW ERA FIELD: MOONSHINE MARY
The Team: Buffalo BillsThe Town: Orchard Park, New YorkThe Dish: This beverage invites visitors to try a whole new kind of meal— and this one's in a glass. The stadium's moonshine-spiked, spicy tomato quaff is the perfect way to get fans cheering bright and early.
LAMBEAU FIELD: ELK STROGANOFF
The Team: Green Bay PackersThe Town: Green Bay, WisconsinThe Dish: On the menu this year is a show-stopper. Beyond the usual brats, burgers, and beers, Lambeau Field is now serving up egg noodles and elk meat topped with crème fraiche and julienne pickled carrots for its visitors.
MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM: GOOSE ISLAND RIBEYE
The Team: Atlanta Falcons The Town: Atlanta, Georgia The Dish: This meaty sliced ribeye, with goose island beer cheese, arugula, and pickled red onion is due for serious double takes all season. Find it on the 300 concourse and stare all you'd like.
GILLETTE STADIUM: FISH AND CHIPS
The Team: New England Patriots The Town: Foxborough, Massachusetts The Dish: Pats fans can get involved with the New England seafood crowd-pleaser at Smokehouse Grill on the 100 level. Sense glory in each crunch of fried battered fish goodness—you might as well be across the pond.
SOLDIER FIELD: FRENCH TOAST SAUSAGE SANDWICH
The Team: Chicago BearsThe Town: Chicago, IllinoisThe Dish: French toast with Big Fork maple bacon sausage, spiced apple compote, toasted pecans, sharp cheddar cheese, caramel-maple syrup and then dusted in sugar. Who doesn't love their sausage wrapped in the breakfast treat?
M&T BANK STADIUM: BURGER BENEDICT
The Team: Baltimore Ravens The Town: Baltimore MarylandThe Dish: Apart from completing phase one of a $144 million three-phase renovation, the stadium is also elevating its burger game. This bacon burger is topped with a fried egg, ham, tomato, Monterey jack cheese and hollandaise spread, on a toasted English muffin.
BANK OF AMERICA STADIUM : MAC & CHEESE DOG
The Team: Carolina PanthersThe Town: Charlotte, North CarolinaThe Dish: Look out for Bank of America Stadium's gourmet hot dog stand which includes creative numbers like this macaroni and cheese dog topped off with crispy onions. Going back for seconds? Try out JJR’s pulled pork hot dog topped with a house barbecue sauce and coleslaw.
NRG STADUM: CHICKEN BISCUIT
The Team: Houston Texans The Town: Houston, Texas The Dish: Nothing says Texas like biscuits and gravy. Texans fans can have a hand-battered, corn flakes-crusted chicken breast topped with a creamy, white gravy laid on an open faced homemade jalapeno,chive and cheddar cheese infused buttermilk biscuit.
RAYMOND JAMES STADIUM: DONUT BURGER
The Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers The Town: Tampa, Florida The Dish: What has a traditional burger always been missing? Donuts. At least that’s what the stadium deemed true when they added the sweet glazed dough in place of buns to their #AllDayBrunchin menu burger. These patties on donuts are then topped off with bacon and a fried egg— because that's how brunch is done.
METLIFE STADIUM: THE P3- PULLED PORK PLATTER
The Team: New York Jets and New York Giants The Town: East Rutherford, New Jersey The Dish: At the BBQ Shack in MetLife Central there's nothing slim about their pickings. New York Jets and Giants fans alike may nosh on pork butt that's been dry rubbed and smoked for hours, and then doused in Carolina barbecue sauce. The platter is topped with their housemade slaw, a smoked sausage “Hot Link”, smoked slab bacon house brined thick sliced pickles, served on a bed of white bread with a corn muffin.
PAUL BROWN STADIUM: TACO TOT
The Team: Cincinnati BengalsThe Town: Cincinnati, OhioThe Dish: Feast your eyes on nacho-inspired tater tots. Intrigued? We are too. The crispy tots are loaded with queso blanco, chorizo crumbles, pico de gallo and jalapenos.
FIRSTENERGY STADIUM: BREAKFAST BRAT
The Team: Cleveland Browns The Town: Cleveland, Ohio The Dish: Grilled bratwurst with sausage gravy, maple hot sauce, bacon crumbles and whipped butter nuzzled inside a Belgian waffle. We'll take two.
EVERBANK FIELD: SHRIMP & GRITS
The Team: Jacksonviille JaguarsThe Town: Jacksonville, FloridaThe Dish: The stadium is bringing back creamy seasoned grits, smoked gouda and butterflied shrimp with creole seasoning and scallions —all right out of a mini Jaguars football helmet.
LEVI'S STADIUM: DUNGENESS CRAB SANDWICH
The Team: San Francisco 49ers The Town: Santa Clara, California The Dish: Crabby seafood enthusiasists in the Bay Area can count on this sandy to be behind the stands on game day. The dungeness crab salad is sandwiched by two pieces of toasted sourdough garlic bread— a combo too good to share.
LUCAS OIL STADIUM: QUESADILLA EGG ROLL
The Team: Indianapolis Colts The Town: Indianapolis, Indiana The Dish: The Quesadilla Egg Roll is essentially what it sounds like but better: everything you'd want stuffed inside your quesadilla—but it's fried. The egg roll wraps spinach, corn, red peppers, black beans, smoked chicken and cheddar cheese together into one crunchy bite.
U.S. BANK STADIUM: PURPLE GRIP
The Team: Minnesota Vikings The Town: Minneapolis, Minnesota The Dish: These buttermilk pancakes overflow with breakfast sausage links, bacon cream gravy, crispy tater tots and minced chives with a side of purple pride. The Minnesota stadium, that celebrated its first year of operation in July, is also known for demonstrating its chops to a world of fans— entertaining as a baseball arena, rock concert venue and even as a place to say 'I do'.
ARROWHEAD STADIUM: COLA BRAISED SHORT RIB MAC & CHEESE
The Team: Kansas City ChiefsThe Town: Kansas City, MissouriThe Dish: Creamy three-cheese mac and cheese topped with whopping amounts of cola-braised short rib and chives, because why not?
LINCOLN FINANCIAL FIELD: SLIM CHICKEN
The Team: Philadelphia EaglesThe Town: Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaThe Dish:The Linc is serving up a hot new item that falls into breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Outside section 109, you can find the sandwich that has a Frosted Flakes-crusted chicken breast topped with sharp cheddar cheese and ghost chili honey glazed bacon, all on a sliced apple fritter.
NISSAN STADIUM: OLE SMOKY BLOODY MARY
The Team: Tennessee TitansThe Town: Nashville, TennesseeThe Dish: Moonshine Bloody Marys are in this year because Titans fans can sip on the beverage field-side too. This one is fully loaded with carrots, hickory smoked sea salt, hot chicken, celery, feta stuffed olives, bacon, okra, asparagus, cheddar cheese stick, pickled tomatoes, and habanero pickles.
OAKLAND ALAMEDA COLISEUM: KINDERS BBQ
The Team: Oakland Raiders The Town: Oakland, California The Dish: You won’t even care to reach for the napkins with Kinders BBQ in one hand and a beer in the other. Raiders fans can embrace sauce-filled fandom all season.