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Reader Fare: The Pita that Inspired a Poem

Before the birth of hipster food carts, before the Vendy Awards, before eating on the street was ever considered cool, Muhammad Rahman was selling lamb pita from a cart on 45th St. and 6th Avenue in Midtown Manhattan. Muhammad’s devotees know his story well. Within a few years of leaving ...

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Reader Fare: Feijoada at Favela Grill

When a Brazilian tells you where to get good feijoada in New York, you add the place to your restaurant list and vow to get there someday. When a Brazilian from Minas Gerais tells you where to get good feijoada in New York, you drop everything and go. Besides being ...

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Reader Fare: Hot Fusion at Chinese Mirch

Ever since Taxi Gourmet reader Gluttonous Prime left this haunting comment: “…As for Indian-Chinese in Manhattan, there’s Chinese Mirch right across the street from Curry in a Hurry. It’s always packed, and the spicy crab mu shu is worth the wait,” I haven’t been able to stop thinking about that ...

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