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...