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  1. Grub Guides
    8 Amazin’ Specials to Eat and Drink While Rooting for the MetsIncluding GG’s, Hill Country, Queens Comfort, and more.
  2. Slideshow
    First Look at Darryl Strawberry’s Sports Grill, Opening This WeekThe Straw Man has somewhere to celebrate his recent induction into the Mets Hall of Fame.
  3. Openings
    Darryl Strawberry Will Soon Open Strawberry’s Sports Grill in QueensChances that customers will chant “Daa-ryl, Daa-ryl” when the owner walks in: VERY HIGH.
  4. Stadium Eats
    Shake Shack Advice: Go After the FifthHow to beat the line at Citi Field.
  5. Openings
    Not Exactly Surprising: Nieporent May Join Danny Meyer at Citi FieldWhy do these guys sometimes seem to be the only restaurateurs in the game?
  6. NewsFeed
    Meyer Makes a Move on Citi FieldDanny Meyer hints at a new menu for the Mets.
  7. Mediavore
    Esca Chef to Work for Mets; Bourdain Back on Food NetworkEsca chef David Pasternack will be right at home in the new Mets stadium come 2010, running a place called the Fish Shack. [Insatiable Critic] Related: Hark! New Shake Shack to Open at Shea Stadium Kim Severson just ruined our breakfast with a look at PETA’s “Got Pus?” campaign and the question of whether or not milk contains pus. Let’s all share the nausea, shall we? [Diner’s Journal/NYT] A Brooklyn pizza maker accused of gunning down a mobster was acquitted yesterday, but the case still reinforces those old mafia-in-cahoots-with-Italian-joints stereotypes. [NYDN]
  8. Beef
    The Mets Scored Shake Shack. What Will the Yankees Do? Now that the Mets seem to have a lock on New York’s most coveted hamburger business, we’re waiting for the other shoe to drop: What will be the Yankee response? Clearly, it won’t do for the Bronx Bombers to let their National League rival upstage them like this. We fully expect the Yankees to open the vault in hopes of attracting a major free-agent restaurateur. But who?
  9. Mediavore
    New York Rated Top BBQ City in the U.S.; Kobayashi Making Bookies SkittishNew York is listed as the No. 1 destination for BBQ in the U.S.(Memphis, in case you were wondering, was No. 10.) [BizJournal] World-champion competitive eater Joey Chestnut isn’t buying talk of Takeru Kobayashi being hurt: The Tsunami “could come to the Fourth of July with his jaws wired shut, and I’m sure he could still do all right; he’s that good of an eater.” [NYT] Related: Hot-Dog-Eating Champ Struck With Jaw Arthritis Determined to Gulp On The odds-makers, though, aren’t as confident about a crippled Kobayashi, and the board shows it. [McBrooklyn]