In Week 1, hundreds of thousands of NFL fans made the pilgrimage to stadiums all over the country to see their favorite teams live. Anyone who's been to an NFL game knows that it's not just about the action in between the lines, but the experience as a whole -- the camaraderie with fellow fans, the ambiance, and the food. The cuisine at NFL stadiums all across the nation has risen to new levels in recent years. Fans are no longer limited to staples like a hot dog, hamburger, or popcorn -- in 2017, fans can enjoy everything from a "bacon-dilla" to a Dungeness crab sandwich.
It's time to give these dishes some shine. Forget about hot takes based on the Week 1 play on the field, check out these 2017 NFL Division Winner Predictions Based Solely on Stadium Food.
AFC East: New York Jets
MVD (Most Valuable Dish): Jumbo Jet Breakfast Bagel
Location: MetLife Stadium (Rutherford, N.J.)
This isn't your average breakfast sandwich, this behemoth features pork roll, chorizo, fried eggs, breakfast sausage, and American cheese. Good E-A-T-S!
AFC West: Kansas City Chiefs
MVD: Arrowhead Biscuit
Location: Arrowhead Stadium (Kansas City, Mo.)
It's a work of art just like the Leaning Tower of Pisa – but you (and like three friends) can eat it.
AFC North: Cleveland Browns
MVD: Jane Dough Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream
Location: FirstEnergy Stadium (Cleveland)
The savory main courses are great, but where's the love for dessert? The Browns hit the mark by offering more than the typical vanilla, chocolate, and chocolate flavor options.
AFC South: Houston Texans
MVD: Brunchin' Chicken Biscuit
Location: NRG Stadium (Houston)
You won't get abs like J.J. Watt eating like this, but you can still indulge and dream of racking up Defensive Player of the Year awards.
NFC East: Washington Redskins
MVD: The GrubTub
Location: FedEx Field (Landover, Md.)
Anyone who's ordered more than one item at a concession stand knows that juggling multiple snacks and a drink while walking down a narrow aisle is a bit nerve-racking. The great people at FedEx Field have addressed this problem head on with the GrubTub – that's right, chicken tenders, fries, and a drink all in one simple container. You like that?! Of course you do.
NFC West: San Francisco 49ers
MVD: Dungeness Crab Sandwich
Location: Levi's Stadium (Santa Clara, Calif.)
From classics like hot dogs and pretzels to innovative options like Irish nachos and Dungeness crab sandwiches, there's something for every kind of palate at Levi's Stadium. pinkies up
NFC North: Green Bay Packers
MVD: Bacon-Dilla (Bacon, pineapple, onion, jalapeno, Jack cheese and chipotle cream)
Location: Lambeau Field (Green Bay, Wis.)
It gets cold at Lambeau, season ticket holders know that they have to consume as many calories in the fall to prepare their bodies for those games in late December and January.
NFC South: Atlanta Falcons
MVD: $2 Hot Dogs
Location: Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)