5 Bizarre Stadium Foods Scoring Big With Fans

Stadium Foods|Bacon-wrapped Pretzel Baguette|Pulled Pork Patty Melt|Apple Pie Nachos|Texas Snowballs

Today’s stadiums have become destinations for seekers of bizarre foods. From crispy creepy-crawlers to gargantuan gut-busters, here are five stadium foods that will stretch your culinary horizons (and challenge your diet).

Bacon-wrapped Pretzel BaguetteBecause more bacon is always better, the cooks at Arizona Diamondbacks’ Chase Field present the bacon-wrapped pretzel baguette: a ham and cheese pretzel sandwich encased in a crisp pork belly shell.       Stadium FoodsThe toasted grasshoppers that debuted at Seattle Mariners’ Safeco Field this year have proven much more than a novelty item. Fans devoured 18,000 of the chili-lime-salted insects in one three-day stretch.       Pulled Pork Patty MeltConsisting of two funnel cakes sandwiching pulled pork, bacon, cheese, fried onions and slaw, the pulled pork patty melt at Kansas City, Missouri’s Kauffman Stadium would pair nicely with a recommendation for a good cardiologist.     Apple Pie NachosLife is tough when you must choose between apple pie and nachos. Have both at Coors Field. Apple pie nachos surround apple slices with cinnamon tortilla chips topped with cheddar cheese, caramel and whipped cream.       Texas SnowballsThe dinner-dessert mashup continues at Globe Life Park in Arlington, where Rangers fans feast on Texas Snowballs, spheres of smoky brisket dipped in funnel-cake batter, deep-fried and dusted with powdered sugar.