We all laughed when the Mariners added grasshoppers to their ballpark menu. Now they are the ones laughing on their piles and piles of cash. Because those grasshoppers sold out at Safeco Field during Seattle’s home opener Monday:
Mariners broadcast reporting that the grilled grasshoppers have sold out.
— David Schoenfield (@dschoenfield) April 10, 2017
Here’s how the little critters look. For only $4!
— Joyce Kehoe (@JoyceKehoe) April 10, 2017
— Alejandra (@alejandraruiz29) April 10, 2017
Amazingly, this isn’t really that crazy for ballpark food. There’s just about every ridiculous food out there, although stadiums are always finding ways to push the boundaries. But as far as I know, these are the first insects to make their way onto the menu.
Here’s Root Sports Northwest’s Angie Mentink making the bold move to try one on air:
The Mariners also won their home opener 6-0 over the Astros. So keep the grasshoppers coming.