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New York Dispatch: On a Food Quest with DJ Bad Vegan

Cruising down 5th Avenue in search of a meal.

One of my goals in 2015 - besides eating more - is to share stories of *your* taxi adventures, like this one from Brant Smith (alias DJ Bad Vegan), who turned to a cabby in the midst of a food emergency while shooting scenes for his upcoming sci-fi epic in NYC.

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Montreal Dispatch: Great Goat

Kalalu ext

Food lover and fearless forager Sara Berg-Johnson recently ventured out on her second Montreal taxi adventure. Here's the story of her journey with Charles - a former barbershop owner who's driving a cab to put his kids through private school - along with a run-down of her first taste of Haitian food on Rue Saint-Denis.

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Amman Dispatch: Beyond Words, Sereen Paradise

Photo by Ryan Bird

Besides being accomplished cooks and photographers, Ryan Bird and Christine Fannon are two travelers who aren't afraid to venture off the radar. The couple met in Taiwan, traveled to South America in 2006 and have been on the road ever since. These days, they're in Jordan, where they tried a taxi adventure in Amman.

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And the winners are…

Last week, I asked readers to weigh in on where they'd like Taxi Gourmet to go next. Two cities separated themselves from the field...

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Go Where the Wandering Foodie Takes You

Hagan Blount is a hungry man on a New York mission: “For thirty-one days straight, I will eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner at NYC’s best restaurants with more than 60 of the city’s most influential food writers, blogging our every bite.” On Monday, I joined him for two of his ...

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Buenos Aires Dispatch: Pizza and Steak Near the No-Zone

On her first day in Buenos Aires, exchange student Kira Lerner sat in a meeting room in the city center, raring to explore every corner of the Argentine capital. After a quick welcome activity, her program directors handed her a map of the city covered with big red x’s. These ...

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Next Stop: The Bronx

Thanks to food guerrillas like Justin Fornal (alias Baron Ambrosia), people are starting to pay attention to the hunger-inducing array of culinary treasures in the Bronx. According to the Baron, who showcases his passion for the food of his beloved borough on a fantastic show called Bronx Flavor, the Bronx ...

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