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Where to Eat at Target Stadium, Home of the Twins

Just in time to kick off Twins Season.

Alex Voight

The Minnesota Twins are back at Target Field for the 2015 baseball season, and with that comes peanuts and cracker j cheddar brats, tacos, 2 Gingers and a host of other tasty things inside the stadium. Read on for best bets as well as a breakdown of concessions by area in the ballpark. Got another favorite? Leave a comment below.

Butcher and the Boar is in Section 140. The popular local restaurant found a home in the stadium last year and became a fan favorite.  They’ve got pork rib tips, Knob Creek, and a nice selection of craft beers like Goose Island, Summit and Grain Belt.

A tray with a big sandwich and fries on top of a barrel in front of an Adam Turman mural that was the side of Butcher and the Boar. The mural shows yellow flowers and barrels Butcher and the Boar [Official]

Photo courtesy Butcher & the Boar

Roots for the Home Team by Gate 34 on weekend games is the perfect marriage of philanthropy and an alternative choice to the predictable concession fare.  This organization partners up diverse youth to farming and creating healthy delicious salads.  The ingredients are grown by the teens and conceptualized by them as well.  The participants work the gardens and kitchen but also gain leadership skills to help prepare them for the future.  The partners with Roots are Urban Roots and Youth Farm.

Everybody's Minnesota State Fair favorite Turkey to Go cart is located in Sections 112 & 318, because who doesn’t love this classic no frills sandwich?  It’s the same bun, same sliced turkey with the special seasoning, and the bonus of a Twins game served on the side.

Photo courtesy Barrio at Target Field

Photo courtesy Barrio at Target Field

Barrio a local favorite taco mecca with four lcations, is opening a new spot in the stadium this year.  A merchandise section was cleared out from the Budweiser Roof Deck to make way for this new concept.   They will have a bar overlooking left field and its own in house 420 square foot ’jumbo-tron’ so no one will miss a play while snacking on the homemade chips and guacamole they are known for.  One can bet the margaritas will be plentiful and the tacos will satisfy the Latin food lovers everywhere.

Izzy’s Ice Cream is in Section 114, finish your perfect baseball menu with homegrown hand packed ice cream with a tiny "Izzy" scoop on top.  The lines are usually long but if you love the dense scoops it’s worth the wait.

A full list of concessions can be found on the Minnesota Twins website.

--by Joy Altmann

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