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Berlin Dispatch: Best Thai in Town?

Berlin Dispatch: Best Thai in Town?

January 22, 2015. I've been to Sala Thai many times since that first food tour with Rumen, who's been driving a taxi in Berlin for 20 years, and I've yet to find a better version of his favorite dish here anywhere in the city.

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January 15, 2015
From Blog to Book, Part 4: Writing the Manuscript

From Blog to Book, Part 4: Writing the Manuscript in Behind the Scenes, blog to book, Driving Hungry, writing how-to

In a way, writing the first draft is the most difficult part of the blog-to-book process to document, in part because the creative process is such an individual thing...

January 8, 2015
Update: Time Traveling with Troy (and Sad News re: El Quijote)

Update: Time Traveling with Troy (and Sad News re: El Quijote) in New York Food Adventures

To ride in Troy Johnson's cab was to get a taste of New York in its glory days. To eat at El Quijote, his favorite restaurant in Manhattan, on the ground floor of the Chelsea Hotel, was to be transported to another time and place.

January 1, 2015
New York Dispatch: On a Food Quest with DJ Bad Vegan

New York Dispatch: On a Food Quest with DJ Bad Vegan in fearless foragers, Your adventures

One of my goals in 2015 - besides eating more - is to share stories of *your* taxi adventures, like this one from Brant Smith (alias DJ Bad Vegan), who turned to a cabby in the midst of a food emergency while shooting scenes for his upcoming sci-fi epic in NYC.

December 30, 2014
Berlin Dispatch: My 8 Favorite Cheap Eats of 2014

Berlin Dispatch: My 8 Favorite Cheap Eats of 2014 in Berlin Food Adventures

My favorite pizza, empanadas, grilled squid, currywurst, smoked butterfish, barbecued lamb, Montebore cheese and walnut gelato of last year - all for 10 Euros or less, and all delicious.

December 21, 2014
From Blog to Book, Part 3: The Anatomy of a Book Deal

From Blog to Book, Part 3: The Anatomy of a Book Deal in blog to book, Driving Hungry, writing how-to

How I finally managed to put together a book proposal my agent could submit to publishers, and what went into closing the deal.


About this Blog

Layne Mosler, the Taxi Gourmet I travel to cities around the world, hop in taxicabs, and ask drivers to take me to their favorite places to eat. My adventures have been featured in major news outlets including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. As a former New York cabbie and Not for Tourists editor, I also document my search for cheap, delicious eats on duty.
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