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Exploring Newark Airport Terminal C

By The Hub team , June 19, 2017

Updated on December 14, 2017

When we reimagined Terminal C at Newark Liberty International Airport, we wanted to create a place for travelers that offered food and experiences that were both inspiring and delicious. Here's a look at what's happening around Terminal C.

Wanderlust

Phil grabs a bite with Catalina and John at Josh Capon's Wanderlust Burger Bar where the burger and beer options are endless. The fried pickles are a delicious and the bar stretches past several gates, making it a convenient stop. While you're there try the Truffle Burger, and if ordering the Bison Burger, we recommend getting the Tater Tot Poutine on the side — it's a crowd favorite. Complete your meal with a featured stout, ale, Belgium lager and more from an impressive beer list. You'll be raising a glass to your adventure in no time.

Check out the video below brought to you by Buzzfeed's Tasty to see how the Tater Tot Poutine is made. And if you're tempted to try it home, read on for the recipe.

TATER TOT POUTINE RECIPE  Servings:  6  INGREDIENTS \u2014 \u00bd pound frozen tater tots, 1 tablespoon olive oil, \u00bc cup finely diced yellow onion, 1 cup beef stock, divided,  1 tablespoon cornstarch,  Salt and pepper, to taste,  2 teaspoons truffle oil (optional), \u00bd cup white cheddar cheese curds, 2 tablespoons finely sliced chives (garnish),  \u00bd ounce shaved black truffle (optional garnish)  PREPARATION: 1) Preheat oven to 425\u2109.   2) Spread the tater tots in even layer on cookie sheet. Bake 15\u201320 minutes or until crispy and brown. Season with salt and pepper. Turn oven down to 350\u2109. 3) Heat a small saucepan over medium heat. Add olive oil and onion. Saute until translucent, about 2\u20133 minutes. 4) While onions cook, combine 2 tablespoons of beef stock with cornstarch to make slurry. Set aside.  5) Add the remaining beef stock to onions in pan. Bring to simmer. 6) Whisk in the cornstarch slurry. Gravy will thicken quickly. Season with salt and pepper, then fold in truffle oil. Keep warm. 7) Add crisp tater tots to large skillet. Sprinkle cheese curds evenly over top. Bake 6\u20138 minutes or until cheese gets melty.   8) Ladle gravy over top of tots. 9) Garnish with chives. Tater Tot Poutine Recipe from Terminal C's Wanderlust

Chef Alain Ducasse's Saison in Terminal C at EWR Airport Saison by Chef Alain Ducasse

Saison

If it looks like we put a French Bistro in the middle of an airport, it's because we did. Relax before your flight with a meal at Saison. It's French food at it's finest, offering seafood, steaks, cheese plates and more. The steak tartare is prepared tableside with mustard, watercress, egg yolk and shallots; the crostini's are baked fresh daily from Balthazar in the heart of SoHo and don't forget about the croque monsieur, served with a creamy béchamel sauce, ham and a thick layer of melted gruyere cheese. If you're looking for a quick bite, try the onion soup gratinee or the seafood tower.

A chef shucks fresh oysters at Saison in Terminal C at EWR AirportA chef shucks oysters at Saison

At Saison, seafood arrives daily and is never frozen. Ask your server where the Oysters are from that day to complete your meal with the perfect libation — a Sauvignon Blanc pairs perfectly with east coast oysters.

Enjoy live music every Thursday at CBGB, the birthplace of NYC's Rock, Folk and Punk music CGBG, an open-air beer garden at Newark's Terminal C

CGBG Lab

The birthplace of NYC's Rock, Folk and Punk music has found a new home in Terminal C. This open-air beer garden is a restaurant, bar and record shop, offering a classic American menu with burgers, hot dogs, prime rib, salads and wings. Love a good cocktail? Order yourself a "She's So Modern," made with Jim Beam, Amaretto and Orgeat. Don't be fooled by the name, the "Dirty Ashtray" is our favorite, a can of Tecate "dressed up" with a little salt, a little pepper and a lime wedge. If you're traveling on a Thursday, swing by for a bite and a little live music before your flight.

CIBO Gourmet Express where you can pick up a snack before your next flight Grab a snack at CIBO Gourmet Express

CIBO Gourmet Express

Do a little shopping or pick up a snack before your flight at CIBO Gourmet Express, offering a uniquely curated assortment of readymade foods for the on-the-go traveler. CIBO Signature items change seasonally and are made with only the freshest and most flavorful ingredients. From freshly prepared sushi to health-conscious dining options that include organic, gluten-free, vegan and kosher selections.

Mr. Chocolate himself, Chef Jacques Torres, shows Phil how to pipe an \u00e9clair at Melange Bakery & Caf\u00e9Mr. Chocolate himself, Chef Jacques Torres, shows Phil how to pipe an éclair

Mélange Bakery and Chocolaterie

James Beard award winner and Master Pastry Chef Jacques Torres, aka "Mr. Chocolate", is the mastermind behind Mélange Bakery and Chocolaterie. This unique bakery & café features a variety of breads, rolls and sweets, in addition to sandwiches and light entrees throughout the day. Everything here is made fresh daily, including the delicious macaroons.

Choose from over 200 types of tequila at Tacquila at Newark's Terminal CChoose from over 200 types of tequila at Tacquila

Tacquila

Tacos? Yes. Over 200 kinds of tequila? Yes, please. Featuring street tacos and a fully-stocked bar with 2,000+ bottles, chef Alex Stupak's newest restaurant is a foodie traveler's dream. The chicken, pork and duck tacos are a must-order but make sure you start your meal off with the the Veracruz shrimp cocktail. In the neighborhood for breakfast? There's a tequila sunrise and a breakfast burrito with your name on it. Tacquila is one of only two bars in the state that carries the highly coveted Clase Azul Ultra Anejo Tequila.

Enjoy grab-and-go food options at the Global Bazar at Newark's Terminal C Enjoy grab-and-go food options at the Global Bazar

Global Bazar

The Global Bazar features grab-and-go food options and food stations — from Philly cheesesteaks, made with Pat LaFrieda meat, and Italian specialty foods to Vietnamese bahn mi sandwiches and freshly-made ramen noodles, the Global Bazar has everything your taste buds could want and more.

The next time you fly out of Newark Liberty International Airport, get there early to explore the many food options in Terminal C.

We fly crucial medical equipment for COVID-19 testing

By The Hub team , March 31, 2020

In the midst of mobilizing our cargo operations, our teams at New York/Newark (EWR) and Jacksonville (JAX) stepped in to assist Roche Diagnostics with transporting a vital component for an instrument being used for COVID-19 testing.

The component was stuck at EWR en route to the Mayo Clinic in Florida after another airline's flights were cancelled. A Roche employee contacted us asking for help and, within a few hours, our teams had the piece loaded onto a Jacksonville-bound aircraft, with arrangements in place to deliver it to the Mayo Clinic.

The item we shipped will allow the Mayo Clinic in Florida to process hundreds of COVID-19 tests per day. Mayo Clinic Laboratories has been on the front lines of increasing testing capacity to expedite caring for patients at this critical time and working to ease the burden being felt at test processing laboratories in a growing number of areas.

Cargo-only flights serve U.S. military and their families

By The Hub team , March 30, 2020
We are helping to keep military families connected by increasing the frequency of cargo-only flights between the United States and military bases in various parts of the world — including Guam, Kwajalein, and several countries in Europe. Last week we began operating a minimum of 40 cargo-only flights weekly — using Boeing 777 and 787 aircraft to fly freight and mail to and from U.S. hubs and key international business and military locations.

We are going above and beyond to find creative ways to transport fresh food and produce, as well as basic essentials from the U.S. mainland to military and their families in Guam/Micronesia. On Saturday, March 28, we operated an exclusive cargo-only B777-300 charter to transport nearly 100,000 pounds of food essentials to Guam to support our troops.

United ramp crew members help place cargo on a United flight

In addition, we move mail year-round all over the world. In response to COVID-19, and in support of the military members and their families overseas, we implemented a charter network, transporting military mail to Frankfurt, which is then transported all over Europe and the Middle East. Since March 20, we have flown 30,000+ pounds of military mail every day between Chicago O'Hare (ORD) and Frankfurt (FRA). On the return flight from Frankfurt to Chicago, we have carried an average of 35,000 pounds of mail to help families stay connected.

"Connecting products and mail to people around the world is the United Cargo mission," said United Cargo President Jan Krems. "Keeping our military families connected with the goods they need, and keeping them connected with loved ones to feel a sense of home, is of critical importance. As a company that has long supported our military families and veterans, our teams are proud to mobilize to lend a hand."

On average, we ship more than 1 billion pounds of cargo every year on behalf of domestic and international customers. For more information, visit unitedcargo.com.

An update from our CEO, Oscar Munoz

By Oscar Munoz, CEO, United Airlines , March 27, 2020

To our customers,

I hope this note finds you and your loved ones healthy and well.

It is safe to say these past weeks have been among some of the most tumultuous and emotional that any of us can remember in our lifetimes. The impact of the coronavirus outbreak has been felt by individuals and families, companies and communities, across the United States and around the world.

The response to this crisis has been extraordinary; as much for what it has required from our society as for what it has revealed of us as a people.

Far from causing division and discord, this crisis and the social distancing it has required, has allowed us to witness something profound and moving about ourselves: our fond and deeply felt wish to be connected with one another.

The role of connector is one we're privileged to play in the moments that matter most in your life – weddings and graduations, birthdays and business trips, events large and small – and it's that responsibility that motivates us most to get back to our regular service, as soon as possible.

That is why it is so important our government acted on a comprehensive relief act to ensure our airline – and our industry – are ready and able to serve you again when this crisis abates.

I want to relay to you, in as deeply personal a way I can, the heartfelt appreciation of my 100,000 United team members and their families for this vital public assistance to keep America and United flying for you.

This support will save jobs in our business and many others. And it allows us time to make decisions about the future of our airline to ensure that we can offer you the service you deserve and have come to expect as our customers.

While consumer demand has fallen, we have seen the need for our service and capabilities shifted. And, we've adapted to help meet those needs.

Right now, aircraft flying the United livery and insignia, flown by our aviation professionals, have been repurposed to deliver vital medical supplies and goods to some of the places that need it most. We're also using several of our idle widebody aircraft to use as dedicated charter cargo flights, at least 40 times per week, to transfer freight to and from U.S. locations as well as to key international business locations. At the same time, we are working in concert with the U.S. State Department to bring stranded Americans who are trying to return home back to their loved ones.

While much remains uncertain right now, one thing is for sure: this crisis will pass. Our nation and communities will recover and United will return to service you, our customers. When that happens, we want you to fly United with even greater pride because of the actions we took on behalf of our customers, our employees and everyone we serve.

Stay safe and be well,

Oscar Munoz
CEO

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