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All-Star menu will have plenty of local flavor

This year's All-Star Game menu at Target Field will feature four new meaty food items special to the Midsummer Classic.

These items will be sold in addition to the expected 2,000 pounds of peanuts, 400 portions of Walleye, 1,000 pounds of ground hamburger beef, 1,500 orders of French fries, 700 barbecue rib tips and 1,200 steak sandwiches.

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"The newest additions to our already exciting menu include even more local flavors and an exclusive opportunity for guests," said Pete Spike, Sportservice general manager at Target Field. "Guests at this year's All-Star events will get to sample some of the best Minnesota products, created especially for this occasion."

The menu includes:

• The Double Header: A brat and a Polish sausage with all the fixings, served on a foot-long bun and branded with the All-Star Game logo. (At all Kramarczuk locations)

• Bigger, Better, Burger, Brat or Bacon Bloody Mary: A loaded Bloody Mary served with a choice of burger, brat or bacon on a stick. It also comes with an eight-ounce Bud Light "snit." (In section 114)

• Brat Dog: A brat stuffed with a hot dog and served on a foot-long pretzel bun. (At Hrbek's in Section 114)

• The Hangover Burger: A fresh-grilled burger topped with a fried egg and served on a roll branded with the All-Star Game logo. (At the Town Ball Tavern)

Sportservice and the Twins will also be offering a "Dine Around" program for $48, which includes a choice of one Big Dog, Kramarczuk's or Sheboygan Sausage, one order of Butcher and the Boar BBQ Rib Tips, one order of Mac's Walleye and Chips, two souvenir sodas, an All-Star Game credential holder, a lanyard and a limited-edition "All Star Foodie" pin.

The 85th All-Star Game will be televised nationally by FOX, in Canada by Rogers Sportsnet and RDS, and worldwide by partners in more than 200 countries via MLB International's independent feed. ESPN Radio and ESPN Radio Deportes will provide national radio coverage of the All-Star Game. MLB Network and SiriusXM will also provide comprehensive All-Star Week coverage. For more information, please visit allstargame.com.

MLB.TV Premium subscribers, for the first time, will be able to live stream the All-Star Game via MLB.TV through FOX's participating video providers. Access will be available across more than 400 platforms that support MLB.TV, including the award-winning MLB.com At Bat app. MLB.com will provide extensive online coverage of the All-Star Week festivities.

Joey Nowak is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @joeynowak. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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