It hasn’t been a shabby year to be a White Sox fan. The team’s in 1st place, Chris Sale is undefeated (both as of 10:30 AM CT on May 19th), and the food is absolutely delicious. More on that shortly…
The White Sox are also celebrating the 25th anniversary of U.S. Cellular Field with an awesome “Homecoming Weekend” series against the reigning champion Kansas City Royals. If you attended the 10th Anniversary celebration of the 2005 World Series “Win or Die Trying” White Sox last year, then you know it will be a good time. Along with Fireworks Friday night and cool promotions all weekend, players of White Sox-past like CY Young winner Jack McDowell, 7-time All-Star outfielder Tim Raines, 2-time All-Star closer Roberto Hernandez, and Lance “One Dog” Johnson will all be in attendance.
So what will taste best with your South Side baseball, sunshine and temperatures in the mid-60s all weekend? I’ve made a few visits to the ballpark this season and these were some of the items on the concourse that I can’t wait to go back for.
Bacon Cheddar Pretzel Dog
Pretty self-explanatory. A big Vienna Beef hot dog on a fresh pretzel bun, topped with nachos cheese and bacon pieces.
Found at the All-Star Stands along both foul lines and behind home plate.
Who doesn’t love tots? Topped with nacho cheese and jalapeno peppers. Can also be served in a souvenir green batting helmet.
Found in Sections 110 and 544.
Merkt’s Cheesy Beef Sandwich
Merkt’s should have sold you by itself. Thin-sliced ribeye steak grilled and infused with the Merkt’s cheese, topped with Comiskey Pico.
Found at the Burger Barn stands in Sections 112 and 528.
Also found at theBurger Barn stands…
Bacon on a Stick + The Comiskey Burger
As my friend Night Train Veeck once described it, here’s the #ProTip:
Step 1. Order both the double-thick maple bacon on a stick and the double-patty Comiskey burger (with Merkt’s cheddar and pico).
Step 2. Remove the stick from said bacon.
Step 3. Place double-thick maple bacon on the burger.
Step 4. Enjoy…and eat like nobody’s watching.
Other Delicious Items
Beggars Pizza – Section 163
- Barbecue Chicken Pizza
- Italian Beef Giardinara Pizza
- Chicken Parm Sandwich
- Fried Caprese Ravioli
- Cheese-filled Breadsticks
- Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie
Hooters Buffalo Chicken Sandwich – Section 156
- Also wings available with medium, hot and honey Thai sause
35th Street Tacos – Section 127
Avacodo/Bacon Grilled Cheese – Sections 110 & 544
Cuban Sandwich – Along LF on 100-level and Club
Elotes & Tamales – Sections 104, 127, 142 and 529
Wow Bao – Section 158
Funnel Cake & Churros – Sections 110, 155 and 531
Grilled Hot Dogs, Polish Sausage and Brats – EVERYWHERE