Don’t tell the New Orleans Saints, but when the Dallas Cowboys kick off the 2022-23 football season at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, concessions stands will sell muffulettas. This New Orleans-proud sandwich is one of the most unique new concession items at the stadium this season.
Perhaps the muffuletta will seem at home in Texas, given its size: This sandwich stacked with meat, cheese and olive spread is about the circumference of an outstretched hand.
Another eye-catching new food item this year is the fried mozzarella burger. It’s a beef patty piled with fried mozzarella sticks, marinara sauce and pepper jack cheese — as if your appetizer and entree arrived together, on one sandwich.
Other new additions at the stadium include a steak sandwich with creamy horseradish; a bowl of lobster mac and cheese; a torta with refried beans and meat; and a mango habanero chicken sandwich with pineapple slaw.
The Dallas Cowboys never seem to compete with the Texas Rangers, located right next door, for who can sell the strangest, silliest, bulkiest or beefiest concessions. The Rangers go bold. The Cowboys keep it classic, with fancied up burgers, nachos and the like.
In 2022, AT&T Stadium will expand its plant-based menu, as nearly every stadium in the country will. Plant-based options will rotate per game but are expected to include a plant-based burger, buffalo “chicken” nachos, and tater tots topped with plant-based protein.
The stadium will also sell Black Rifle Coffee, a company with a pro-gun stance. The Cowboys’ choice to sell Black Rifle was marked as “tone deaf” by some, because it followed the shooting of 19 children in Uvalde.
Cowboys owner, president and GM Jerry Jones said in July 2022 that he supports the partnership, which declares Black Rifle as the official coffee of the Dallas Cowboys. “We support military members and first responders year round,” he said in a statement.
Black Rifle options include hot, frozen and iced coffees during Dallas Cowboys games.
The new concessions become available Sunday, Sept. 11 at the Cowboys’ home opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Concessions will be sold throughout the season at various stands across AT&T Stadium.
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