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Written by Maury Brown   
Thursday, 19 May 2011 20:34

Not only did the Giants win the World Series in 2010, but they top PeTA's annual Top 10
Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks list

Remember the days when ballpark food was a hot dog and a beer? Those days are done. Ballparks are pulling out all the stops to offer food faire that is light years beyond where it was just 20 years ago.

And, as America has become more vegetarian friendly, ballclubs have picked up on what the fans might be looking for.

Thursday, PeTA released its 10th annual list of the best vegi-friendly ballparks around Major League Baseball. Here’s the top ten list. Each club on the Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks list will receive a framed certificate from PETA.

1. San Francisco Giants' AT&T Park

Not only did the Giants win the World Series in 2010, but they also top PeTA’s list as Major League Baseball’s top Vegi-friendly ballpark. Meat-free options at AT&T Park include veggie dogs, veggie burgers, portobello mushroom sandwiches, meatless burritos, grilled vegetable sandwiches, and noodles with ginger, sesame, and veggies.

2. Philadelphia Phillies' Citizens Bank Park

The Phillies lead the NL East, and are near the top of PeTA’s list. Citizens Bank Park's vegetarian menu, including Southwest black-bean burgers, mock-steak sandwiches, breaded faux-chicken sandwiches, and tangy hummus with pita chips. Don't forget the closer: the vegan rice krispie treat.

3. Detroit Tigers' Comerica Park

Offerings include flame-broiled veggie Italian sausages and black-bean burgers on the grill, Comerica Park is the place to be this summer. You can also enjoy vegetable stir-fries, veggie dogs, veggie burgers, vegetable sushi, and hummus plates.

4. Atlanta Braves' Turner Field

Offerings include cholesterol-free fare at the concession stands, such as veggie burgers, veggie dogs, meatless burritos, vegetable sushi, veggie pasta, and dairy-free smoothies.

5. Colorado Rockies' Coors Field

Offerings include grilled portobello sandwiches, veggie dogs, veggie burgers, vegetable wraps, baked potatoes, and meatless burritos.

6. Oakland Athletics' Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Offerings include veggie burger, meatless burrito, made-to-order salads, and portobello sliders, carried the venue into our top 10 this year.

7. San Diego Padres' PETCO Park

Offerings include veggie dogs, veggie burgers, hummus and vegetables, roasted corn, edamame, and fresh fruit salads.

8. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim's Angel Stadium

Offerings include black-bean burgers, vegetable sushi, bean burritos, edamame, fresh fruit cups, corn on the cob, and roasted vegetable sandwiches on ciabatta rolls.

9. Houston Astros' Minute Maid Park

Meat-free food offerings include veggie burgers, mushroom sliders, fresh fruit smoothies, baked potatoes, made-to-order salads, and sun-dried tomato rigatoni.

10. Milwaukee Brewers' Miller Park

Even if vegetarian slugger Prince Fielder leaves, the Brewers will still have mouthwatering meat-free choices to please their fans, like a portobello mushroom focaccia sandwich, a vegetable wrap, fresh fruit, build-your-own burritos, and a hearty veggie dog.

Source: PeTA


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