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A Taxi Driver’s New York Food Tour: Day 2

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Banana pudding. Pineapple upside-down cake. Fried chicken and waffles. Collard greens. Mac and cheese. Spicy lamb cumin noodles. Day 2 of the New York City food tour with my food-obsessed friend from Canada tasted pretty good. Here's our feast in pictures, with coordinates...

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Buenos Aires Flashback: Top 5 Cabbie-Recommended Steaks


When I was doing taxi adventures in Buenos Aires, lots of cabbies told me "it's not a meal without un buen bife." Though a lot of taxistas insisted that the best steaks came from their own barbecues, they also led me to some of Buenos Aires' finest cheap parrillas. Here are my five favorites.

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New York Dispatch: Is that a banana in your taxi?

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Marathon Sunday. New York City. I had visions of giving out banana after banana to exhausted, potassium-depleted runners. Then a cook from the Modern got in my cab and led me to French-Korean pastries far from the race day madness.

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Off Duty

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Thanks for stopping by Taxi Gourmet. The matriarch of my family passed away, and I’m in California this week. Stay tuned for more cab adventures and more food after November 8.

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NYC Dispatch: Tasting Colombian in Queens

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Here's what happens when you get to chatting with fellow drivers at the taxi garage before your shift starts: you end up at a Colombian restaurant in Jackson Heights face to face with a plate of pork belly.

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