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Mon August 20, 2012

Fake Meat, Real Hearty: A Home Run For Vegetarians At Redbirds Baseball Field

This meat-free seven layer dip served in suites above the Redbirds baseball field is one of the most popular appetizers on the menu, among vegetarians and meat eaters.
Allison Rhoades Memphis Redbirds

If you're a vegetarian and you've ever eaten at a sporting event, it’s likely you relied on nachos drizzled with fake cheese for sustenance. But the surprisingly hearty vegetarian options at the Redbirds baseball stadium in downtown Memphis include a veggie dog, a spicy black-bean burger, a Caesar salad wrap, creamy pasta, a seven layer dip, fresh fruit cups, and freshly baked cookies.

In a suite overlooking the diamond, Erik Proveaux talked with his mouth full of black-bean burger, “That’s actually really good. I mean, at face value that’s tasty.”

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