Where to Eat Near Citi Field Before a Mets Game

I strongly believe that baseball is the kind of sport that you don’t need to know much about in order to enjoy it. Long before the Atlanta Braves were the 2021 World Series champions, my Georgia-born friends and I would shell out $10 to watch them play the Mets at Citi Field in Queens. (Most of that time was spent just chatting and occasionally watching the action.)

Mets games are a relatively affordable form of New York City entertainment, but that affordability doesn’t always extend to the food sold at Citi Field. As much as I love to consume beer and chicken tenders in great quantities, some of the best and most enriching eating is just one stop away on the No. 7 train’s express line at the Junction Boulevard stop.

Underneath those well-worn subway tracks is a world of copious, no-reservation-needed eating that you’ll miss unless you disembark and

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Where to find the food trucks in southern Maine

Food trucks are great because they can go anywhere.

But that also means they could be anywhere, at any time. Which raises the question: What’s the best way to find one?

Well, if you know which one you want to find, you can look it up on social media and see the truck’s schedule. But if you’re not that savvy or decisive, you can just go where the food trucks congregate.

Yes, it’s food truck season in southern Maine, and there will definitely be some congregating going on. Ten mobile eateries will have spots at the Cutter Street parking lot near Portland’s Eastern Promenade, as part of a new effort to keep trucks from taking up spaces on the street in that neighborhood. Congdon’s After Dark food truck park in Wells will also have 10 trucks at a time, in a lot near Congdon’s Doughnuts, and a rotating cast of

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