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Turkish Delight

Huseyin Kamal in the driver's seat.

When Huseyin Kanal picked up my co-adventurer and me at the corner of 14th and Broadway, I knew not to state my agenda right away. Holding my hunger in check, I asked him to take us to the corner of 28th and Lex and threw what’s now my standard pitch to New York cabbies…

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A Banker Falls and a Cabbie Rises

What’s your idea of a ‘typical’ New York City cabbie? Is it a heavy-set Russian who’s been driving for generations? A jovial Haitian? A Pakistani with a bluetooth clamped to his ear? How about a recently unemployed banker descended from fallen Hungarian nobility? Ladies and gentlemen, meet Michael Dick. Michael ...

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