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Flashback: The Taxi Astrologer’s Masala Dosa

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Sometimes the cab ride, and the conversation with the driver, is the most remarkable part of a taxi adventure. Sometimes it’s the food. When I was living in New York, the trip with Vinod Dogra to Ganapati Temple Canteen in Flushing, Queens was one of those rare and wonderful instances ...

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Food of the Poets, Courtesy of Kamal

Qabeli Polo. Photo by Annie Wang

It's no surprise that Persia and Afghanistan nurtured some of the greatest poets the world has ever read. If you were exposed to ingredients like rose water, angelica powder and barberries on a regular basis, you might also be moved to pen some verse...

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