Over the last few years, the Cubs have added more varied food items than the traditional hot dogs to Wrigley Field cuisine.
In partnership with Levy Restaurants, they’ll be doing this again for 2019. Here are the new choices:
- Pork Tenders: crispy hand-breaded pork strips served with Japanese barbecue sauce and cabbage and carrot slaw
- Beer Can Chicken Sandwich: beer-marinated chicken breast served with Dijonnaise, shredded lettuce, tomato and bacon on a brioche bun
- Wrigley House Chips: ranch-seasoned chips made in-house, served with Buffalo ranch dipping sauce
- Short Rib Disco Fries: braised beef short rib, roasted garlic aioli, queso fresco and green onions atop crispy fries
- Italian Seasoned Chicken Sandwich: Italian-seasoned grilled chicken with controne pepper, pesto aioli, lettuce and vine ripe tomatoes, served on a split top bun
- Grilled Three-Cheese Sandwich: Gruyere, Butterkäse and cheddar cheese with tomato jam, served alongside house-made chips and a creamy pesto dip
- Crispy Pork Sandwich: crispy breaded pork strips on a pretzel bun, topped with house-made pickles and onions, creamy Dijon, lettuce and vine ripe tomatoes
- Impossible Burger: plant-based meat alternative with the same aroma and juiciness of real beef, served with chipotle lime aioli, American cheese, lettuce and tomato on a brioche bun
- Southwest Fiesta Specialty Hot Dog: Vienna Beef hot dog topped with chili lime crema, pico de gallo, tortilla strips and house-made pickled peppers
- Walking Taco: Fritos topped with chili con carne, nacho cheese, pico de gallo and pickled jalapeños
“We really focused on adding diverse flavors, fresh ingredients, and creative new dishes that still feel very true to the Wrigley Field experience,” David Burns, senior executive chef for Levy at Wrigley Field, said in a statement. “Baseball season and dining season go hand-in-hand in Chicago, and we want Wrigley Field to be a place people come to taste the best flavors of the city’s many cuisines.”
In addition to those new food items, here are some of the new drink options. There will be an expanded selection of beer including more than a dozen new draft and packaged craft beer selections from breweries with Chicago and Midwest roots
In addition, there will be cream and fruit ales, mango wheats, German style Kölsch, rosé cider and local IPA, as well as a 24-ounce large domestic draft. Lastly, you will be able to order wine by the bottle served in a souvenir Cubs carafe or sample a rotating selection of seasonal varietals thanks to an expanded partnership with Terlato Wines.
The Cubs are also bringing back the popular “Chef Series.” It will begin in early June and run through Labor Day. There are no specific details now but when those are available you can find them at cubs.com/chefseries.
Here are photos of some of the new items you’ll find at Wrigley this year.