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Middle Eastern Lemon Chicken & Pasta Salad

There are are countless bodegas surrounding the Newark Ave. area in Jersey City. Some offer the standard deli fare, others like the Pita Grill Express at 56-58 Sip Avenue, cook up a spread of hot, homemade dishes that are tasty … Continue reading

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$3.50 Baked Ziti!

I have already blogged about Larry and Joe’s Pizzeria and my insatiate love for Pizza. In addition to being a sanctuary to the most sacred of foods, this establishment has a slammin baked ziti lunch special for only $3.50. Not only do … Continue reading

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BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

I had one hell of a lunch today at Legal Beans, and no, it did not involve coffee. You wouldn’t guess by the name, but Legal Beans at 2 Division St., is actually a BBQ meat joint. Located in a small shack … Continue reading

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Chicken, Rice and Beans

Chicken Go-Round is a new addition to the area, located at 629 Newark Ave. This Halal restaurant serves up rotisserie chicken and other Tex-Mex staples. I ordered the 1/4 chicken with rice and beans for a mere $3.99.   The staff are über friendly and … Continue reading

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Pâté and Ham Bánh mì & Macaroons

For weeks my coworkers have been raving about the Bánh mì at Rue Viet Sandwich & Noodle Bar. I couldn’t hold off any longer and on a balmy day in early April, and with much anticipation, I hiked to 270 Newark … Continue reading

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Pancit with Mixed Vegetables & Buko Pandan

The Fiesta Grill and Restaurant is a buffet that serves up a huge variety of hot, home-cooked Philippine dishes. Located at 655 Newark Ave., the restaurant has stellar lunch specials, a choice between rice or pancit with two sides for $4.95 or one … Continue reading

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