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

caro 2 make my cake cake

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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Listen to the Adventure: Mustapha in His Own Words

Last week, during the adventure with cabbie Mustapha K. to Floridita in Harlem, I was lucky enough to have radio producer Katie Macpherson along for the ride. Thanks to Katie's magic microphone, we were able to record my conversation with the quintilingual cabbie from Morocco. Listen and be entertained...

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Morocco Leads to Cuba in Harlem

floridita interior

I don't pretend to be objective when I go on a taxi adventure: I know I’m biased in favor of cabbies and that I start out trusting their culinary judgment. But sometimes a conversation with a taxi driver reveals assumptions I didn't know I had. I love it when this happens...

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