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Following Tariq’s Trail

Peaking into the kitchen at Sahara Restaurant.

As I breathed in the scent of roasting eggplant and listened to the faux waterfall trickle onto Sahara Restaurant‘s patio, I hoped that the long journey to cabbie Tariq‘s favorite Turkish food in New York had been worth it. A kicky breeze stirred the grapevines overhead while women in saris ...

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Leads & Lessons from a Kashmiri Traveler

Tariq on the corner of 3rd Ave & 85th St.

The mood in the taxi shifted when I told Tariq I was a fan of Curry in a Hurry and that I planned to check out Sahara Restaurant and Eastern Fruit. The cabbie's eyes brightened. His shoulders dropped. He turned to look at me through the plexiglass partition.

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