Black-Bean Burgers, Meat-Free Burritos Score Big With Angels Fans
For Immediate Release:
June 27, 2013
Sophia Charchuk 202-483-7382
Anaheim, Calif. — Fans love when the “meat” of the lineup is up at the plate, but more and more of them are choosing to go meat-free when it comes to the concession stands. And Angels Stadium is accommodating those fans in first-class style. That’s why the home of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim has grabbed the number-five spot in PETA’s 2013 rankings of the Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Major League Ballparks.
“Angels fans love Mike Trout, and judging by the way that they’re snapping up the stadium’s winning roster of vegetarian options, fans love them, too,” says PETA Senior Vice President Lisa Lange. “Ballparks across the country are showing their fans respect by offering healthy and humane food that will help keep them around to cheer on the home team for many years to come.”
The Angels’ lineup of healthful and animal-friendly food starts out with the delicious vegetable sushi rolls and the spicy meat-free burritos. Other winning options include a veggie dog, a black-bean burger, a meat-free taco, Chinese-style mixed vegetables, hummus and pretzels, and corn on the cob. Fans looking for lighter fare can’t miss with the fresh fruit and salad.
For the sixth time in the past seven years, top honors go to Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies. Menu standouts include the faux-chicken patty, the mock beefsteak, and the vegetarian “pit beef” smothered in barbecue sauce. Rounding out the top five are Comerica Park (Detroit Tigers), Nationals Park (Washington Nationals), and AT&T Park (San Francisco Giants). In the minor leagues, theportobello-mushroom burger, tofu-noodle entrée, and homemade veggie burger on a pretzel bun made the Tulsa Drillers’ ONEOK Field a big winner.