Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack - and also some yellowtail sushi, taquitos, chicken teriyaki, sliced prosciutto ham, and freshly-cut watercress. Sounds like a mouthful? It will be when you show up to chow down at Yankee Stadium this season!
The brand-new Bronx ballpark will be flaunting all sorts of fun foodstuffs for fans. Who can be satisfied with just hot dogs & nachos, when you can munch on Cuban sandwiches & plantain chips?
MLB.com whets our appetite with some the stadium’s planned offerings:
In addition to chain restaurants such as Johnny Rockets hamburgers and Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, the (New York) Times wrote that Yankees fans can buy premium sandwiches from Lobel’s butcher, there will be a Moe’s Southwest Grill, an Asian Noodle Bowl, a Latin Corner featuring Cuban sandwiches, a sushi station run by Soy Kitchen of the Bronx, a small produce market, children’s items, a Hard Rock Café and an NYY Steak restaurant.
It’s not many ballparks that can boast their own deli & produce stand. The new stadium better have bigger seats than the old one, just so they can contain all the expanding asses of fans fattening up on fajitas & falafel.
But that’s not all. Those that spend a couple extra hundred (or thousand) per game for the suites will get to enjoy freshly-made meals prepared by special guest chefs from some of Manhattan’s finest eateries. Why, even “Iron Chef” star Masaharu Morimoto will be on hand to slice you up a treat.
And who knows - like Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins, maybe the Yanks can get Derek Jeter & his latest arm candy into the ballpark kitchens and perform a little food porn. It’s guaranteed to get high ratings on the Food Network.
Oh, and while you’re eating, there also might be a ball game going on.