Exciting new food items at Phillies games this year


Exciting new food items at Phillies games this year

Move over peanuts and Cracker Jacks, there’s some new ballpark food in town.

Today, Aramark, the beverage and food partner of the Phillies, announced a whole host of new food items that will be available this season across their portfolio of eight MLB teams. Among the list were four new items at Citizens Bank Park.

Jane Dough Cookie Dough
Available at Minute Maid Park, Rogers Centre and Citizens Bank Park this season will be gourmet, safe-to-eat, flavored cookie dough that is sure to be the subject of many Instagram posts throughout the year. While the information was posted today in their press release, this was posted last September, indicating the cookie dough stand will be in section 110.

Smoked Brisket Taco Trio

A non-traditional ballpark snack, this taco trio will include house-smoked brisket topped with jalapenos, cilantro crema, queso fresco and sliced radishes, in corn tortillas.

Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Fried chicken topped with tomato bacon jam, roasted shaved Brussels sprouts and Vermont white cheddar cheese, on a brioche bun.

Vegan Cauliflower Cheesesteak

Roasted cauliflower, poblano peppers, onions, vegan cheese sauce and vegan roll.

In addition to the new food items, in-seat vendors will also accept credit cards, in addition to cash. Just make sure you know everyone in your row so you feel comfortable passing your credit card down the line of 10 strangers.

Will you try any of these new items?

Beau Allen posts farewell message on Instagram

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Beau Allen posts farewell message on Instagram

Say it ain’t Beau.

With the news that Haloti Ngata will reportedly sign with the Eagles, fan favorite DT Beau Allen will probably be headed elsewhere. Allen nearly confirmed that will be the case with this post on his personal Instagram account.

It's crazy to think I got to Philadelphia 4 years ago. Thank you to the entire Eagles organization for giving me a shot. Thank you to the coaches and staff that have helped mold me into the player and person I am today. Huge shout out to the city and the fans! Thank you for embracing me and showing this dude from the Midwest what it means to be from Philly! I put a lot of sweat and blood into the game of football during my time in Philadelphia and was rewarded with a Super Bowl Championship and memories that will last a lifetime. I can't say enough about the teammates and brothers I've shared this experience with, I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world! Philadelphia will always hold a special place in my heart and I will always share a special bond with my brothers that brought the Lombardi to Philly. Excited to see what the future has for me!

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Picked in the seventh round of the 2014 draft, Allen was the top backup defensive tackle for the Eagles over the past few seasons and looks likely to earn more money and a larger role once free agency opens up tomorrow.

Fans unearth Jake Arrieta cheesesteak tweet from 2012

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Fans unearth Jake Arrieta cheesesteak tweet from 2012

There’s a saying that the Internet is undefeated. However, the Internet also never forgets.

Any time a player gets drafted or signed to a new team, inevitably, the fans of that team search through the Twitter archives of that player to unearth some sort of post that, years later, can be taken completely out of context. Enter new Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta, who posted this tweet in 2012 that has aged beautifully and now works in perfect context as he heads to Philadelphia.

Arrieta sent this tweet as a member of the Baltimore Orioles, but the team was not in Philadelphia at the time. The O’s had an off day between home series, so maybe he took a day trip to Philly. Either way, the replies are rolling in to this nearly six-year-old tweet.

Shoutout to this guy, who now owes Arrieta a cheesesteak after this post from last month.

Before you send Arietta suggestions, we have to point out that in his next start after having, presumably, his first-ever Philly cheesesteak, he went only 3.2 innings, allowing eight hits and five earned against a 68-win Indians team.

On that note, where would you send him to get his first cheesesteak as a member of the Phillies?