Gothamist: Inside Dinosaur Bar-B-Que’s Big New Outpost In Nearby Newark, NJ
New Yorkers now have another reason to travel to Newark besides superhero mayor Cory Booker: true-blue BBQ favorite Dinosaur Bar-B-Que has officially opened its doors across the Hudson. The popular BBQ restaurant—whose Harlem location almost always has a long wait to get in—has taken over a massive turn-of-the-20th-century warehouse space downtown.
The restaurant pays homage to the building’s history—the space has housed a haberdashery, a lighting plant and Newark’s first spirit and wine bottler, among other things—with original mosaic floors and a bar counter made from wooden beams recovered during construction.
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