Taking in a Major League Baseball game can be the ultimate fan experience. Adding to the atmosphere is great food unique to each venue. You're already spending a lot of money just to go to the game, so splurge on some of the best food in various stadiums.
Maryland is known for its blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay. That's why crab cakes from Dempsey's Brew Pub at Camden Yards in Baltimore is the dish to try. The Baltimore Sun reports former catcher Rick Dempsey's new restaurant is part of the 20th anniversary of the ballpark.
Carl's Philly Cheesesteak
Forget Philadelphia. When the new Yankee Stadium opened, Carl's Philly Cheesesteak moved in to make some of the best sandwiches in the park. The cheesesteak sandwich can even be made with cheese whiz. Other than that, traditional ingredients like grilled onions and green peppers make the sandwich a home run.
Located on the main concourse of Safeco Field in Seattle, Safeco Field Sushi makes rolls fresh in front of your eyes. The specialty is the Ichiroll, named after Ichiro Suzuki. Food Network has a recipe you can make at home. At the ballpark, you'll need to find the sushi place on the main concourse to taste this delicacy.
Curried Lettuce Wraps
Dodger Stadium implemented roving carts that offer healthy food choices at Dodger Stadium. Levy Restaurants partnered with the baseball team to bring dishes such as curried lettuce wraps and spicy shrimp cocktail to baseball fans.
Target Field in Minneapolis offers local food to fans. One of the favorites is walleye-on-a-stick at two of the permanent restaurants at the ballpark. Marketed as state fair food, the popular fish is found all over Minnesota's lakes. Walleye becomes a delicacy in the hands of stadium food aficionados.
Smoked Pork Sandwich
The Rogers Centre in Toronto has one place where fans can find fresh local foods. One of the Muddy York Market's signature pieces is the in-house smoked pork sandwich. The aroma alone will draw anyone to the place.
Holiday Bakery at Marlins Ballpark is unique in all of Major League Baseball. Nowhere else will fans find Cuban delights such as cortaditos and cubanitos. The bakery will be open year-round.
In honor of the stadium's 100th anniversary, Fenway Park in Boston is featuring lobster rolls. The meat is served alongside bread and sauce. Lobsters-Online.com touts more than 1,000 pounds of lobster are sold during a single home game.
Barbecue Brisket Stuffed Baked Potatoes
Stuffed baked potatoes are one of the biggest sellers at Houston's Minute Maid Park. The Houston Chronicle reports an extra food cart was added in 2011 that serves only baked potatoes. One fan favorite is topped with barbecue brisket.
Grilled Corn Off the Cob
U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, offers a unique tradition offered nowhere else. Grilled corn on the cob comes with mayo, cheese, lime and chili powder. It's one of the most popular choices at the ballpark.
William Browning was born in St. Louis and has been a lifelong fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.