Concession Food Item of the Week: The Banana Split Helmet Sundae
This week's concession food item of the week ventures into the realm of dairy, where we have uncovered an item so robust in gluten and calories that it would probably be considered an arch-villain in Los Angeles. Introducing The Banana Split Helmet Sundae:
Got to try this in Chicago! Banana split sundae helmet... pic.twitter.com/QBS0dloj7d— DJ Gardner (@xIxEclypse) July 4, 2014
WHAT IS THIS WITCHCRAFT: The Banana Split Helmet Sundae
WHO HATH WROUGHT THIS MONSTROSITY: U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox
WHAT COMPRISES SUCH A THING?: Four scoops of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream (totaling 12) and topped with caramel, strawberry sauce, chocolate sauce, bananas, whipped cream and -- naturally -- cherries.
HOLY HELL HOW BIG IS THIS THING?: 3 pounds.
Three pounds, as in, 48 ounces?: Yes, this is a dairy bomb.
Do you have to sign a waiver before buying it?: No, but that doesn't seem like such a bad idea for the White Sox.
Could one man possibly consume this thing?: Funny you bring that up:
What's it served in?: A wearable souvenir helmet!
Oh fun!: Yup!
How much does such a thing cost?: $17