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New York Dispatch: Connie’s Food Tips, Old and New

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There aren’t too many cabbies in this world who can pull off a purple fedora and “make a potato salad that’ll slap your mama.” Constance Marie Barnes is one of them. The diminutive cabby, whom I met in 2010, also recommended what is to this day one of my favorite ...

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New York Dispatch: Tasting Rafiq’s Lamb

This is where Rafiq worked when he first arrived in New York from Afghanistan, before he started driving a yellow cab.

Balkh Shish Kebab House is where Rafiq worked during his first six months in New York, after emigrating from Afghanistan, before he started driving a cab. He says it's the best Afghan restaurant in New York City...

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New York Dispatch: Passenger Tips & Last Bites

Cucumber and rice noodle salad at Dok Suni (119 First Ave, Manhattan).

Before I take off for taxi adventures in Berlin next week, I want to thank my passengers for leading me to some great food. I've spent the past week stuffing myself with their suggestions, and here are five things I know I'm going to crave long after I leave New York.

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