Rangers unveil lineup of new foods available this postseason

The Texas Rangers on Monday unveiled a new lineup of concessions that will be available at Globe Life Park for the team's home playoff games. WFAA.com

ARLINGTON - The State Fair of Texas isn’t the only place you’ll find outrageous menu items.

The Texas Rangers on Monday unveiled a lineup of creative concessions that will be available at Globe Life Park in Arlington for the team’s home playoff games.

Delaware North Sportservice, the Rangers' ballpark concessionaire, is the brain behind the four new wacky ideas.

“We have some great chefs and some great staff members," said Delaware North's operations manager. "We go out in the community and see what’s popular, and then put a ballpark twist on it.”

Descriptions below provided by Delaware North Sportservice and the Texas Rangers:

  • The Popcornopolis Pita – Texas size portions of Smoked Brisket, and Mac N Cheese served on Pita Bread and topped off with Popcornopolis Caramel Popcorn.  The Popcornopolis Pita combines several of our fan’s favorite items into one delicious treat! (Available in sections 24 and 49)
  • The Atomic Burger – Much like its cousin the Beltre Buster, this is a Cheeseburger with 2lbs of meat, and all the fixings.  The Atomic Burger adds a kick (or punch...?) of spice with a Ghost Pepper cheese sauce that is sure satisfy the spicy food fan! (Available in section 26)
  • The TamArlington Dog- We have taken the hot dog out of the bun, and serving it as a tamale topped with chili and nachos cheese. (Available in section 25)
  • The N.E.Q Sandwich (#NeverEverQuit) - Philly cheesesteak topped with provolone cheese, fried jalapeno slices, onion rings, waffle fries, fried mozzarella and white queso.  Served with Captain Morgan dipping sauce. (Available in the Captain Morgan Club, open to anyone with a game ticket)

Crazy food items are popping up at ballparks across the country. Rapp said what has been the sharing of ideas is turning into a competition among major league parks.

“I’d like to think Arlington and the Rangers are the trendsetters," he said. "There are things they do at State Fairs and things like that, and if we tried it maybe it won’t go over as well here, but I’d like to think they take a lot of our items and put it in other ballparks.”

Video: How do they come up with this stuff?

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