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BBVA Compass Stadium Partners With El Big Bad

"BBVA Compass Stadium"
"BBVA Compass Stadium"
Photo: Anthony Vasser

This July and August Dynamo fans will have more to cheer about than seeing their favorite team crush an opponent. BBVA Compass Stadium has teamed up with local partner El Big Bad gastro-cantina to launch a cocktail program featuring unique combinations to refresh spectators between plays. In addition, the stadium is promoting a fresh summer food menu inspired by local flavor and Tex-Mex cuisine.

Cocktails developed by El Big Bad's award-winning mixologists Luis Villegas and Rachel Euler include three Dynamo themed concoctions: El Batallon (fresh muddled blueberry and jalapeño with silver tequila, lemon and lime juice, and agave nectar, topped with fresh cilantro), La Bateria (silver tequila, fresh cucumber water, lemon and lime juice, and agave nectar, topped with mint), and The Texian Army (A frozen blend of silver tequila, churro infused tequila, fresh squeezed orange juice and cream, topped with cinnamon). Lea McKinney of El Big Bad had this to say on the partership, "We are incredibly honored to collaborate with BBVA Compass Stadium. The opportunity to be able to show our support for the Houston Dynamo by sharing our fresh juice margaritas and handcrafted tequila infusions with Dynamo fans is amazing and we could not be more excited. GO DYNAMO!"

These one-of-a-kind cocktails can be purchased during the following matches:

• Saturday, July 19th vs. Toronto FC
• Saturday, July 26th vs. Aston Villa FC
• Sunday, August 3rd vs. DC United

"Match day in Houston is always exciting and we're proud to add our personal touch to the fan experience by bringing in the city's best flavors," said BBVA Compass Stadium Executive Chef Atanacio Zamora. "We're thrilled to partner with a rising local hot spot like El Big Bad, and think the new themed cocktails pair perfectly with our locally-inspired menu."

Chef Zamora has also introduced a menu inspired by local specialties and southwest flavors that offer a respire from the usual hotdog and nacho stadium fare. Homemade Green Chicken Tamales served with blue corn tortilla chips (Section 131) will be available for all fans as an on-the-go option in addition to Carne Asada and Pollo Al Carbon Fajitas and Grilled Chicken Sandwiches. A special selection of menus will be limited to suite sections the highlights if which include Ancho Glazed Roasted Turkey Sandwiches, Spicy Chipotle Braised Beef, Texas Mixed Berry Salad, and Banana Bread Pudding.

For additional information please visit the BBVA Compass Stadium web site.