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Streetalk: How's that food at the ballpark?

' I can't get over the $5 Coke. I mean, I have no problem with the food, paying eight or nine bucks, but a $5 Coke? Coca-Cola is in Atlanta. It's not like you burned a lot of gas.'

Sam: Hot dogs are good. Better buns at the Top Dog Express. Those dogs are perfect because they're a foot long and you can really dress them up. If you get a regular dog, it's a gamble because the buns fall apart and you have to put more effort in keeping that dog in there. We buy peanuts from the sweet lady under the bridge coming down here. I get a $3 peanuts bag every time. Same bag at the ballpark costs $6.25. Beer has never been bad here, and if I had these guys playing in my backyard, I'd charge a little more, too.

Stephanie: The fact that they don't have anything healthy to eat in the ballpark at all is what I don't like, unless you're in the club level. With general admission seats we can't access it. You've got fried foods, hamburgers and pizza, which are extremely greasy. I end up either eating before or suck it up and get a hot dog. It's OK but sometimes you want to eat something healthy. And if you eat the hot dog you feel like, gosh, you have to eat salad for the rest of the week. I've been at boot camp and nothing here is on the diet plan.

Carlos: The nachos are inexpensive and you get a lot of them. Like if you're on a date, split some nachos. Going out to venues like this, food is extremely expensive. But if you can get some nachos for $6, I have no problem with it. But I can't get over the $5 Coke. I mean, I have no problem with the food, paying $8 or $9, but a $5 Coke? Coca-Cola is in Atlanta. It's not like you burned a lot of gas. If it's doable, bring your own drinks because you'll go broke just trying to keep yourself hydrated.



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