Danny Meyer is making it that much easier to be a Mets fan: The New York City restaurateur is bringing Neapolitan pizza to Citi Field.
Meyer, whose Union Square Hospitality Group is already heavily represented at the Mets' home base—the stadium has a Shake Shack, Blue Smoke, El Verano Taqueria, Cantina, and Box Frites—will open a new pizza counter called Papa Rosso there this season.
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"The goal for Papa Rosso was to identify the best parts of Neapolitan pizza and the best of New York pizza and fuse them together," said Chef John Karangis. Using a super-hot oven, he developed a Neapolitan-style pizza that, he says, has a bit of "New York flair." That means crispy crust and a mix of imported Italian and local ingredients.