For the millions of sports fans that spend their weekdays chomping at the bit for a weekly dose of adrenaline known as the NFL: after reading this you'll literally be licking your chops. Tackling the challenge of upgrading football stadium food, a new crop of mouthwatering offerings is popping up across the country, especially when it comes to over-the-top french fries loaded with everything from linebacker-sized slabs of beef, crispy fried chicken and rich and gooey cheese sauces. Here are 6 crazy fries to get your hands on at football stadiums right now. No fumbling!
1. Kansas City Chiefs' BBQ Stak
Let's kick things off in the BBQ capital of the West where Arrowhead Stadium offers up the BBQ Stak: waffle fries topped with Pepper Jack cheese sauce, slow-smoked beef brisket, charred corn, sweet potato poblano relish and— just so you can skip dessert—roasted apple crunch.
2. Pittsburgh Steelers' Steel City Pot Roast Stak
Fans will need their Terrible Towel to clean up after taking this one down. The Heinz Field hero is a bucket of fries topped with homemade pot roast, gravy and a blend of cheddar and Colby cheeses.
3. Baltimore Ravens' B'more Stak
You'll need a Ray Lewis-sized appetite to compete with this behemoth at M&T Bank Stadium. Baltimore's newest star features french fries topped with shaved Baltimore pit beef, Maryland crap dip, aged cheddar cheese, green onions and spicy-sweet cherry peppers.
4. Philadelphia Eagles' Chicken & Waffle Fry Stak
Moving beyond its image as a Philly cheesesteak town, the team has a new coach, quarterback and feature food at Lincoln Financial Field. The Chicken & Waffle Fry Stak starts with cross-cut fries that are then topped with fried chicken bites, smoked Gouda gravy, maple glazed bacon and green onions.
5. Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Cuban Fry Stak
When your signature stadium feature is a pirate ship, rocking the food boat is required. Hence, Raymond James Stadium's Cuban Fry Stak which blows away Bucs fans with skin-on fries topped with smoked ham, roast pork, salami, fried pickles, mustard cheese sauce, scallions and—to pack a little extra punch—smoked paprika!
6. Cleveland Browns' Animal-Style Fries
Browns fans haven't had much to cheer about in, well...let's just say a while. Quarterback Johnny Manziel is out, enter star chef Jonathan Sawyer. His creation at Cleveland's First Energy Stadium is Animal-Style Fries that are topped with brown peppercorn gravy, mozzarella cheese, pancetta, a fried egg and whole grain mustard.