Explore by Tags

Entries tagged with 'newark'

Smiling With Hope Bakery: How Pizza-Making Transformed This High School Special Needs Program

Slice Adam Kuban 30 comments

Whether you read Slice or Serious Eats in general, you're familiar with OMG, Food That Changed My Life. For most of us, it's exaggeration, a figure of speech. But for the students in Walter Gloshinski's special needs class at Newark High School, pizza is literally helping shape them as they shape it. More

'No Sharing! No Doggy Bags!' A Mountain of Brazilian Meat at Fernandes Steakhouse, Newark

New York Jamie Feldmar 8 comments

Despite an almost comically expansive menu of meat and seafood dishes (including some interesting combinations like sauteed pork cubes with clams, potato cubes, pickles, wine, cilantro, and "Spanish sauce"), most people come to Fernandes for the Rodizio ($29.75, "!!! No Sharing/No Doggy Bags !!!"), in which men wielding large skewers of grilled meats wander from table to table, slicing off fresh portions of meat until the diner is physically unable to consume another calorie. More

Amazing Seafood at Newark Neighborhood Joint Seabra's Marisqueira

New York Jamie Feldmar 1 comment

Killer octopus salad, a traditional Portuguese "dry soup," shots of literal firewater and more at this Newark seafood institution. More

Hanging Gardens of Ham, Mountain of Salt Cod at A. J. Seabra's Portuguese Supermarket in Newark, NJ

New York Niki Achitoff-Gray 3 comments

It was with a sip of Portuguese "fire water" in my belly and some serious heat-induced dehydration that I launched myself giddily down the aisles of Newark's A & J Seabra Supermarket. And I'll level with you—that stuff is strong. So it took me a few minutes to reassure myself that it wasn't just the booze and the heat flushing my face and sending me bouncing from counter to counter, plucking items from the shelves, glassy-eyed and greedy. More

Can't-Miss Egg Custard Tarts at Newark's Teixeiras Bakery

New York Max Falkowitz 13 comments

Our Newark road trip continues from last week, a sweet follow-up to Altas Horas' massive chicken sandwich a short walk away on Ferry Street. If there's a Portuguese dessert you can't leave Newark without eating, it's an egg custard tart, or pasteis de nata ($1), from Teixeira Bakery. More

A Sandwich a Day: A Happy 'Banana Burger' Misdirect at Altas Horas, Newark, NJ

New York Max Falkowitz 2 comments

As we've seen before, the Brazilian take on a burger isn't just cooked ground beef on a bun. Mayo makes frequent appearances. Corn, too. Fried potatoes perhaps. And, so our research into famed hamburgao spot Altas Horas led us to believe, bananas as well. More

Daily Slice: Mini Pizzas from Calandra's Bakery in Newark, NJ

Slice Hawk Krall 2 comments

Mini tomato pie bakery pizza can be found at a small chain of Italian bakeries in Newark called Calandra's. The personal pizzas, served at room temperature, are made from a light, spongey dough and hit home with the "comfort food" receptors. More

Good Bread: Portuguese Specialties at Teixeira's Bakery in Newark

New York Andrew Coe Post a comment

The Ironbound district of Newark is a pancake-flat trapezoid hemmed in between the city's downtown, the Passaic River, and the highway. For almost a century, it's been home to a thriving Portuguese community, rivaled in size only by Massachusetts communities like Fall River and New Bedford. The Ironbound's main drag, Ferry Street, is lined with Portuguese, Spanish, and Brazilian restaurants selling platters of paella, barbecue, and the like. If you want a bite of something just as Iberian but not so gut-busting, head to Teixeira's Bakery, with two stores in the Ironbound. The line to the counter is often forty deep, but it's worth the wait. More

Newark, NJ: A Genuinely Good Airport Burger at Garden State Diner

A Hamburger Today Damon Gambuto 12 comments

After years of searching for a decent burger in an airport, a diner in Newark finally delivered the goods. More

Hot Dog of the Week: New Jersey Italian Hot Dog

Hot Dog of the Week Hawk Krall 22 comments

The New Jersey Italian hot dog has been haunting me since starting this Hot Dog of the Week column a little more than a year ago. I've been dying to try one and finally made it to North Jersey to do so. Honestly I was a bit worried that this holy grail of hot dogs wouldn't live up to the hype. I had the opportunity recently to stop at Joe Joe's Italian Hot Dogs in Toms River, one of the few places in central or south Jersey serving an authentic New Jersey Italian hot dog, the other being Jersey Dogs near Fort Dix. My mind has officially been blown. More

New Jersey Dispatch: 'The Ironbound,' Newark's Portuguese Neighborhood

New York BrianYarvin 8 comments

For one last moment, I was in Portugal. More

New Jersey Dispatch: Meet Me at the Culinary Cafe

New York BrianYarvin 2 comments

It was a thousand times better than the sandwiches and pizza slices I usually wind up with in this part of town. More

Newark, NJ: Krug's Tavern

A Hamburger Today An AHT Field Agent 4 comments

We have another AHT reader recommendation thanks to Tommy Salami (tommysalami on AHT/Serious Eats). He reviews movies on his blog Pluck You, Too! and you can find him on twitter @tommysalami. Thanks for sharing the burger love, Tommy! As for... More

Jersey Dispatch: Moka Pots from Newark's Socafe

New York BrianYarvin Post a comment

"Morning coffee" for most of the worlds´ caffeine addicts doesn´t come from a brewer, a dripper, or even a fancy espresso machine. Instead, hundreds of millions of people all over the world turn to moka pots—stovetop devices that produce... More

Upstart Newark Pizza Truck Actually Cooking Pizza in Truck

Slice Adam Kuban 5 comments

TVJersey.com It's interesting how people view the world through their own slightly warped lenses. For instance, the Newark Star-Ledger begins this piece on an upstart pizza truck with the news that it's pissing off its neighbors. But viewed through the Slice lens, I'd say they buried the lede. Here's what caught my eye in the story about the Lost Brothers Pizza truck: [Owner Howie] Stern came up with the idea of the mobile pizzeria several years ago after seeing a similar concept in Manhattan. The truck in New York, though, had its pies premade and heated them in the... More

Brazilian Hamburgers in Newark, New Jersey

A Hamburger Today Adam Kuban 4 comments

Photograph from jsmooth995 on Flickr Jason "Off the Broiler" Perlow hits Hamburgão, a Brazilian hamburger joint in Newark, New Jersey. As Perlow says, "Brazilians are quite serious about their junk food. They love to stack sandwiches high with all... More

More Posts