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Berlin Dispatch: Food Sweep #2

Sirene: Bulgarian feta cheese.

Some people might think I'm a little over-optimistic about finding good food in this town, but I believe there are fine, fine things to eat in the 10-Euros-or-less range. The longer I'm in Berlin, the more I think this is true. Here are five cheap finds from the last few weeks of restaurant reconnaissance.

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Berlin Dispatch: First Food Sweep


An informal food survey of the cabbies at the Helsingforser Strasse taxi stand in Berlin (Friedrichshain) in my (still) horrible German led to a solid round of things to eat. After following their leads from East to West, here's a round-up of what I tasted during my first few weeks in the German capital. An auspicious culinary overture, don't you think?

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