SF Giants: Three reasons Oracle Park is the best in baseball

Nick San Miguel
An exterior view of Oracle Park, where the San Francisco Giants play. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
An exterior view of Oracle Park, where the San Francisco Giants play. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) /
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A SF Giants vendor sells cotton candy at Oracle Park
A vendor sells cotton candy in the stands during the seventh inning between the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Oracle Park. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images) /

Why Oracle Park is best: The food!

Most ball games you go to, you keep it pretty simple: a hot dog and a drink. But at Oracle Park, there is a third necessity in the food equation: garlic fries. Garlic fries aren’t exclusive to Oracle Park, but they are almost certainly the park’s signature food.

An SF Gate article from a few years back even details how they make the famous Gilroy garlic fries at the park. One of the things I will miss most without baseball is the opportunity for some garlic fries at the yard.

However, thrillist.com also highlighted the Chinese food offered at Oracle Park last year in its article on the best food offered at every MLB park. They also pointed out that the Giants are a team with a large Asian fanbase so it’s awesome that the park has food that covers the tastes of every segment of the fanbase.

I apologize if this last slide has made any readers hungry thinking about garlic fries and Chinese food, but it is definitely one of the things I miss most about seeing a baseball game in person.

So there were three reasons why Oracle Park is the best in baseball. The list could have gone on forever detailing the fun of Splash Hits and the fun of Triple’s Alley but we as Giants fans already know that the park’s eccentricities are what makes it such a special place to call home. Let’s just hope we can see our beloved Giants back in action at Oracle as soon as is safely possible.