While the new Yankee Stadium manages to preserve many of the best features of the old stadium, I was struck by the symbolism of this image. I guess hot dogs and beer don't cut it for this crowd. But Babe Ruth would probably have approved of this fine beef.
Patrons of the new Yankee Stadium watch butchers preparing meat for one of the premium food stands at the first regular season baseball game at the new Yankee Stadium on Thursday, April 16, 2009. The new stadium has a decidedly upstairs-downstairs feel that grates on critics who see it as catering to the rich and famous - but opening day fans may not really care.