The Mets have a bit of a chip on their shoulder after coming so close to glory last year, so expect an intense season at Citi Field.
Off the field, the city’s best stadium has some new treats in store for fans. David Chang’s fried chicken sandwich arrives with a fourth location ofFuku on the First Level Concourse near Section 102. And where he goes, Christina Tosi isn’t far behind — the stand will also sell Milk Barcookies.
They’re not the only big names who are trying to change your hot dog-and-beer ways.Danny Meyeris adding another pizza-focused restaurant to his Union Square Hospitality roster with Papa Rosso, serving traditional margherita, pepperoni and mushroom pieson the field level.
— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) March 30, 2016
While their names may not be marquee-worthy yet, Smorgasburgsuccess storyDan & John’s Wingsis coming to the Promenade Club with their saucy wings, including the aptly named Inferno. Maybe sort out a milkshake before heading over for those.
If you don’t feel like hauling all of that back to your seat, Pepsi has ceded right field to Coca-Cola, where a giant new sign overlooks a backyard-style area with cushyseats and even some turf with cornhole.
— Tom Kaminski (@TomKaminskiWCBS) March 30, 2016
The Mets’ first home game will be against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, April 8.