Taxi Gourmet | Fasten your seat belt and let the food quest begin…

A taxi driver's quest for the best restaurants in New York, Buenos Aires, Berlin and beyond - driven by the food wisdom of cabbies.

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  • El-Reda felt more like a world than a restaurant to me. #Berlin #food #drivinghungry

    Berlin Dispatch: Christoph’s Not-so-Secret Tip |

    taxigourmet.com 24 Jun '15, 12pm

    1974 was an extraordinary year in Berlin, even by Berlin standards: it was the year the punk movement started to flower in West Berlin, the year the East German team upset the West Germans in the World Cup (though the West Germans went on to win the whole thing), the year the first So...

  • 14 cabby reccommended dishes. #Foodie #NYC via @TaxiGourmet

    Update: Top 14 Cabby-Recommended Dishes in New York

    taxigourmet.com 17 Jun '15, 9am

    – the Hungry Cabbie who’s known for his Five Borough Eating Tour on the Wheels of Steel – where and what he would eat if he had only 24 hours left in New York City, Ali El Sayed’s koshari was one of the dishes he named. After tasting it, I agreed with him. Koshari is a combination of ...

    1. cabby sweeps cabbieblog.com 17 Jun '15, 8am
  • Berlin Dispatch: Is it possible to find good Indian Food in Prenzlauer Berg?

    taxigourmet.com 10 Jun '15, 6pm

    Walking away from Zaika, cabby/techno musician Dirk Waldeck’s favorite Indian restaurant in Berlin, I couldn’t help but remember the words of a Bulgarian taxi driver named Netko as he was telling us about his favorite place to eat in Sofia: “There are a lot of places with worse food.”...

  • Update: When in Rome…Eat like a Taxi Driver?

    Update: When in Rome…Eat like a Taxi Driver? |

    taxigourmet.com 05 Jun '15, 11am

    Taxi drivers in Rome have a terrible reputation for being cheats, liars and maniacal drivers. So what happened when I asked them about their favorite places to eat? In short, I ate better than I ever have in five trips to Rome. If you’re traveling to Italy this summer and would like t...

  • In the beginning, there was Parrilla Peña #BuenosAires #steak #drivinghungry

    Buenos Aires Dispatch: In the beginning, there was Parrilla Peña |

    taxigourmet.com 20 May '15, 8am

    On this day in 2007, I attempted my very first taxi adventure in Buenos Aires. At the time, I never imagined it would become the first of many taxi adventures, that it would eventually lead me to New York, to Berlin, to my own taxi license, to so many people and places I couldn’t have...

  • Cefalù Dispatch: Paradiso Lost?

    taxigourmet.com 22 May '15, 11am

    An outdoor screening of Ulysses in Cefalù’s Porta Marina – a climactic scene in ‘Cinema Paradiso’ (1988). Cefalù, Sicily – 2015. “It’s a very beautiful place, a magical place. I remember when we were looking for locations with my scenographer…We arrived here and looked around and imme...

  • Berlin Dispatch: Notes on Abundance

    Berlin Dispatch: Notes on Abundance

    taxigourmet.com 28 May '15, 9am

    If you consider yourself a food fanatic, a food snob, a gastronome, a gourmet, a discriminating eater, and/or someone who believes meat should be tender enough to cut with a butter knife, Marjan Grill is probably not for you. If you wouldn’t necessarily choose to go to a restaurant th...

  • Where to find delicious #streetfood & a rocking lemon granita in Palermo #Sicily #food

    Palermo Postscript: On Street Food & Lemon Granita

    taxigourmet.com 08 May '15, 10am

    The crowd had thinned out by the time I took this picture at Friggitoria Chiluzzo. You never know what treasures you might find when you’re wandering around after a taxi adventure — especially if you’re still hungry. As I was walking away from Trattoria da Salvo, the seafood restauran...


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