Category Archives: Food & Beverage
Food trucks and vendors, clothing tents and a stage with a band took over the baseball field at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard — the soon-to-be former home of the Bridgeport Bluefish (Independent Professional, Atlantic League) — on Saturday for the 11th annual Caribbean Jerk Fest. Read more and view photo gallery here. Watch video here.
Akron’s ballpark menu has already gained national attention, and that will continue on Monday, Aug. 21 when Travel Channel’s Food Paradise show comes to Canal Park. Read more here.
Sports Illustrated has posted its ranking of Major League Baseball ballparks based on food safety records from public inspection records gathered from local health departments in the United States and Canada. Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays, comes in at the bottom. Read more and view list here.
On Saturday, July 15th, the Charlotte Knights (Triple-A, International League) will take the field for their 7:05 p.m. game at BB&T Ballpark against the Gwinnett Braves as a “brand” new team — the Charlotte Pitmasters. Read more here.
Denmark-based Mikkeller will open up a 4,000 square-foot brewery and 60-tap bar-restaurant and beer shop at the New York Mets’ Citi Field this fall. The brewery, Mikkeller NYC, will be the company’s first East Coast location and 32nd location worldwide. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.