Braves' stadium food includes tater tot waffles, energy-drink BBQ sauce

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Another baseball season is nearly upon us, which means another year of spectacular new items showing up at ballparks around America.

Today we'll profile the new food you can find at Atlanta Braves games at Turner Field.

The Braves will be pushing the envelope even more thanks to the migration of Shawn Mattox, who headed up food for Delaware North at Texas Rangers games, where he helped debut huge items that broke the $20 barrier and who is now in charge of the Braves.

Here are the three biggest new items you'll find in Atlanta this year:

1. The Tater Top Chop ($16)

Tater tots are pressed with waffle batter into a waffle iron. After it's cooked, it is put in again with bacon, cheddar cheese and jalapeños. It is then made into a sandwich and served with a side of Coca-Cola-infused ketchup. Mattox says it's meant to be shared, but he knows that some fans won't.

2. The Punisher ($18)

Smoked rib meat is country fried and doused in a Monster-energy-drink BBQ sauce. It includes a beer-battered onion and candied bacon on a buttered Hawaiian bun.

3. The T.E.D. -- The Everything Dog ($15)

In Delaware North's version of the kitchen sink, Braves fans can get it all-in-one here. This footlong hot dog comes with fries, chili, nacho chips, beer cheese, jalapeños, popcorn and a Coca-Cola infused BBQ sauce.