For the third year running, PETA has crowned Citzens Bank Park as the most vegetarian-friendly ballpark in the land. CBP was already dominating the meatless concession game in 2007 and 2008 with options like vegetarian cheesesteaks but stepped it up in 2009 by adding new items like mock crab cake salad and black bean burgers. This is all well and awesome, but PETA is coming at this from an animal rights angle — not one of what tastes best.
So what have people thought? One game-goer tried the “vegetarian crabcake sandwich at Planet Hoagie, which I ordered with pepper, rather than tartar, sauce. At $9.25, the sandwich is not cheap but it is definitely tasty.” Even more beloved by vegan blog The Front Burner was the “warm not-dog … on a soft, chewy bun with ketchup, mustard, onions, and relish,” which is “the kind of dog that was custom-built for county fairs, boardwalks, family reunion cookouts, and ballgames. The kind of dog that tastes like summer. The kind of dog that finally lets vegans mean it when they sing, “I don’t care if I ever get back” and root, root, root for the home team.”
[Photo: vegan beer and hot dog at CBP via mikaela_/Flickr]