Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Chiefs to Host 3rd Annual Ballpark Brewfest Sept. 23

The Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A, International League) are holding their third annual Ballpark Brewfest on Sept. 23 at NBT Bank Stadium.  View details here.  Visit Brewfest website here.

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Caribbean Jerk Festival at Brideport’s Harbor Yard

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.

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Travel Channel Coming to Canal Park

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.

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Red Wings Will Become ‘Plates’ Tonight

As previously announced, the Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the original Garbage Plate by changing their name to the Rochester Plates for one night on Thursday night.  Read more here.

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Sports Illustrated’s 2017 MLB Ballpark Food Safety Rankings

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.

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Knights Take the Field Tonight as ‘Pitmasters’

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.


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Mikkeller to Open Brewery at Citi Field

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.

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