Newark Airport Signs on Insane List of A-List Chefs to Open Restaurants in Terminal C

United Airlines is about to give Newark Liberty Airport's Terminal C a mega dining overhaul, with the help of the airport restaurant experts at OTG and a very long list of top tier chefs. Last year Delta helmed a similar dining upgrade at JFK's Terminal 4, bringing in the likes of Danny Meyer and Marcus Samuelsson, but that will pale in comparison to what's in store for New Jersey travelers. Renovations have already started, and will continue for the next 18 months, with the first restaurants slated to open in summer of 2015. When all is said…

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United’s Newark Plans Will Reinvent New York Airport Tech and Food Offerings

Led by airport technology and design vendor OTG, Newark's redesigned Terminal C will feature two dozen celebrity chef restaurant concepts and have iPads at 75% of the terminal's gates - two hallmarks of the $120 million project. About 45 of the new restaurants and retail markets will open during the next seven weeks in a transition program, and the full experience is expected to be phased in over the next 18 months, with the first permanent restaurants debuting summer 2015. Read more..…

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In Newark, Brother Developers Make the Old New Again

Wall Street Journal- For the hotel, a $32 million restoration project, many original details were left intact, such as the central marble staircase, the teller window (now the hotel desk) and the old bank vault, which has been turned into a pizza oven, said Samer. Many of the building's modern design elements are inspired by Thomas Edison, who had a workshop nearby. There are Edison light bulbs inside the lobby, cafe, and restaurant, which will be called Alva, the middle name of the inventor. The lobby has a glass-mosaic mural of an Edison…

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