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Ironbound Area Appeals to Millennials

Newark’s Ironbound district is known for two things: Its hard-working immigrant community and no-frills, good food. The city’s culinary crown jewel neighborhood a few blocks east of downtown and Penn Station is rich in diversity and economic activity, with about 200 restaurants and markets reflecting a melting pot of Portuguese, Spanish, Brazilian, Ecuadorean and Mexican cultures. The conveniently located enclave that often is overlooked, is preserving the old despite new development. Read more..…

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Making a Culinary Case for Newark

Making a Culinary Case for Newark The burger boom has found its way to Newark. Chris Siversen, the chef and restaurateur behind Maritime Parc in Jersey City’s Liberty State Park, has now unveiled Burg in Newark’s newly revitalized Military Park. Burg is a casual dining spot focused on all things burger, with main menu offerings ranging in price from $8 to $15. They include the Cowboy Burger (with roast beef and barbecue sauce), the Korean Burger (with a fried egg and kimchi relish), the Greek Lamb Burger (with olive hummus and feta cheese) and…

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