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Lobster popcorn, fried dough burger coming to Hadlock Field this season

The popcorn comes with butter. The burger comes with eight patties. And an 11-game 'Foodie Friday' campaign pairs unique fare with local beer.
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Lobster Popcorn and Fried Dough Burger at Portland Sea Dogs' Hadlock Field

PORTLAND, Maine — The Portland Sea Dogs on Thursday announced the addition of new items to its menu at Hadlock Field, two of which — lobster popcorn and a fried dough burger — will be available at every home game.

Lobster Popcorn is described as lobster mixed with popcorn topped with melted butter served in a mini Sea Dogs helmet.

Served between two fried dough pieces as buns, the Fried Dough Burger includes eight hamburger patties, cheese, bacon crumble, lettuce and tomato.

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Lobster Popcorn and Fried Dough Burger at Portland Sea Dogs' Hadlock Field

The club's also launching a "Foodie Friday" campaign, which features an 11-game lineup of fare and beer pairings:

  • April 5: Fish Fry 
    • w/ Shipyard Export
  • April 19: Deep Fried Pop Tarts 
    • w/ Sea Dog Blueberry
  • May 3: Fried Mexican Egg Rolls 
    • w/ Rising Tide MITA
  • May 24: Grilled Polish Sausage & Bratwurst Subs 
    • w/ Baxter MHT Lager
  • June 7: Fried Macaroni & Cheese 
    • w/ Red Hook Long Hammer IPA
  • June 21: Vanilla Ice Cream w/ Candied Bacon & Whoopie Pie Ice Cream
    • w/ Truly Berry
  • July 12: Pastrami and Corned Beef Sandwiches
    • w/ Shipyard Summer
  • July 26: Grilled Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches
    • w/ Allagash White
  • Aug. 9: Ghost Pepper Salsa Burgers
    • w/ Fat Tire
  • Aug. 23: Fried Grill Cheese
    • w/ Riverside IPA
  • Aug. 30: Nacho Pizza & Buffalo Chicken Pizza
    • w/ Lone Pine Portland Pale Ale

Initial prices of the new every-game items were $14 for Lobster Popcorn and $36 for the Fried Dough Burger, which is suggested to be split among patrons. Local craft beer drafts, intended to pair with each Foodie Friday meal, were listed at $5.

Lobster Popcorn and the Fried Dough Burger are being sold from the Shipyard Grill, located behind Hadlock's left grandstand. All Foodie Friday items are being sold in the Park Avenue Plaza along the park's first base side.

Opening Day at Hadlock Field is April 4.