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