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The Top 10 Taxista Restaurants of 2008

In observance of the year-end gringo tradition of taking stock and ranking what comes to mind, I’ve compiled this list of the top 10 taxista-recommended restaurants of 2008. As I reflect on all of the wonderful things I’ve tasted this year, I’d like to take this moment to thank the ...

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Lunch with the Don

I was standing on the corner of Alvarez Thomas and Avenida Elcano, across the street from Don Lechón, the neighborhood restaurant in Colegiales where Martín the taxista had just dropped me off. I stared at the giant sign, crowned by a smiling pig wearing a red beret. Inside, the tables ...

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