The steak NY Yankees game attendees have come to crave is now available in Midtown Manhattan. Just blocks away from Times Square and the bustling theater district, NYY Steak opened its second location via a fete attended by stars such as star momager Kris Jenner, Lynyrd Skynyrd drummer Michael Cartellone, Jill Zarin of “Real Housewives of NY” fame, singer/ actress Christina Milian, hockey star Mark Messier and others. Of course, current and former pinstripers had a heavy presence as well. First baseman Mark Teixeira was joined by retired players including Dwight Gooden, David Cone, Roy White, Mickey Rivers. Former center fielder Bernie Williams delighted the crowd with a performance from his All Star Band.
The 16,000 square foot, three-floor collaboration between Yankee Global Enterprises and Hard Rock International is helmed by Executive Chef Elliot Lopez and features dry aged USDA prime beef from an in-house butcher shop. Menu offerings aren’t limited to steak, though. There’s also an indulgent Berkshire Double Pork Chop served with served with whole grain mustard spaetzle, tangy braised red cabbage and a savory pork jus, in addition to a tangy Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna with teriyaki stir-fry vegetables, micro greens and a mandarin-orange sesame sauce on the extensive, delectable menu. The to-die-for desserts include a NYY Steak 151 Volcano, made of vanilla bean ice cream covered with Heath Bar crunch and expertly flambéed tableside using a shot of 151 Rum.