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The best new dishes to try at a White Sox game this season

From a Jack Daniel's ice cream float to empanadas, here's what's new at Guaranteed Rate Field in 2024.

Isaiah Reynolds
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Isaiah Reynolds

Opening Day is just around the corner for Chicago baseball. On Thursday, March 28, the Chicago White Sox will face off against the Detroit Tigers at Guaranteed Rate Field. With the return of great games comes great eats, and aside from essentials like Polish sausages and popcorn, the White Sox have announced a lineup of new bites for the upcoming season. From Impossible hot dogs to non-alcoholic beverages, the stadium is expanding and reinventing food options for all. Whether you’re a season ticket holder or have a baseball game on your Chicago summer bucket list, here are a few of the best dishes and options to try.

1. Crispy chicken sandwich

A ballpark handheld second only to a proper brat or hot dog, this newly-minted chicken sandwich could be a fan favorite this season. Topped with a spicy Creole sauce, you’ll forget you’re chowing down on stadium food.

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2. Beef and vegetarian empanadas

These doughy pockets are some of the most inventive food options joining the batting order. Park diners can choose between beef empanadas served with a spicy tomato salsa or a vegetarian spinach empanada with a cilantro lime crema.

3. Campfire milkshake

Definitely squeeze this one in before the seventh inning stretch. This shake successfully transforms a smoky campfire s’more into a drinkable elixir, served in a souvenir White Sox cup.

4. New craft beers and non-alcoholic beverages

Guaranteed Rate Field features more than 50 craft beers from 36 different breweries at the ballpark’s Leinenkugel’s Craft Lodge. Additional brews include homegrown ales from Marz Brewing in Bridgeport and Begyle Brewing in North Center. The ballpark has also expanded to non-alcoholic options from Blue Moon and Soirée sparkling mocktails. 

5. Jack Daniel's and Coca-Cola ice cream float

Put this boozy confection on the board! This sweet concoction of vanilla ice cream topped with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and Coca-Cola is the perfect cap to a White Sox win on a summer day. 

walking sandwich at sox stadium
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6. Walking stick sandwiches

Levy Restaurants, the main food provider for Club Level and Diamond Suite fans, taps back into its delicatessen roots with walking stick sandwiches. These handheld, elongated sandwiches come as a roast beef baguette with garlic horseradish aioli or roasted turkey drizzles with apricot ginger chutney.

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