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6 Best Jerk Chickens in Flatbush, Brooklyn
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7 a.m. by Robert Sietsema
Typical sidewalk jerking operation Brooklyn is the jerk capital of the world, more so than even Jamaica itself. You can't go very far in Brooklyn neighborhoods like Crown Heights, Rugby, East New York, and Flatbush without seeing a ...
Finding The Perfect Jerk on Flatbush
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 3 a.m. by Robert Sietsema
Jerk was invented by Arawak Indians, who inhabited the primeval forests of the Jamaican uplands. As the legend goes—and legends are about all there is to go on—they'd rub freshly butchered wild boars with a tenderizing m...