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Vegan soup at a baseball game? Only in Seattle!

SEATTLETIMES.COM | JACK BROOM | 04/13/10

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"Take me out to the ballgame. Take me out with the crowd. Buy me some gluten-free, healthful snacks ... "

Howzat?

Fans headed to the Mariners' home opener Monday will see some unfamiliar players, not just on the field, but in the concession-stand lineup.

Hummus platters at a ballgame? Vegan soup? Organic fruit smoothies?

Yes, yes and yes.

Fear not, traditionalists. Your basic hot dogs and cold beers will be there aplenty, along with Safeco Field fan favorites such as garlic fries and clam chowder.

But they'll share the menu with an increased selection of fresh, local and healthy options, said the Mariners' Rebecca Hale.

A concession stand at Section 132 on the main concourse will be dubbed "The Natural" and will offer a variety of organic and vegetarian items, such as $6 smoothies, $7 vegan soup and $3.75 gluten-free snack bars.

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