Houston Astros Introduce New Stadium Foods

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With Spring Training just about ready to get rolling, the BC office is officially keeping its eyes peeled on the newest stadium foods that will be clogging the arteries of baseball fans everywhere in 2016.

The Houston Astros, fresh off a breakout 2015 campaign, got off to a head start and introduced six new dishes available at Minute Maid Park.

The Rundown (food descriptions from The Houston Chronicle):

Irish Nachos

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“Kettle chips covered with jalapeño queso, roasted tomatoes and the usual nacho toppings.”

Personal take: It’s hard to mess up nachos.

The Hand Dipped Full Sized Corn Dog

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Apparently no description needed here — it’s a giant corn dog.

Personal take: Not a big corn dog guy, but intrigued by the dipping sauces. More information on them would’ve been nice.

Hawaiian Pulled Pork Tacos

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“Served on a tortilla with Hawaiian barbecue sauce and grilled pineapple slaw.”

Personal take: Not a fan of pineapple.

The Flying Pig

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“A deep fried pork shank in peanut curry ranch, served with a sweet chili apple slaw.”

Personal take: Deep fried so it’s probably good.

Chipotle Pescado

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Personal take: Would rather order the Irish Nachos or Flying Pig

Goat Cheese Gnocchi

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Personal take: Don’t care how good this dish might be — there isn’t enough food on the plate.

Will any of these crack our best MLB (and MiLB) Stadium Foods list in March? Probably not. There’s a severe lack of bacon, donuts, churros, grilled cheese burgers, etc., etc.

[Photos via @BillBishopKHOU and Houston Chronicle]