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Berlin Dispatch: Fishing Under the S-Bahn

Berlin Dispatch: Fishing Under the S-Bahn

March 23, 2015. Dirk Waldeck is a man of a dying breed practicing a dying art in a city that's in the process of selling its soul. In the meantime, he likes to eat fish at Balkçi Ergun, a seafood restaurant in Moabit that feels closer to Istanbul than Berlin.

Recent Adventures

March 11, 2015
From Blog to Book, Part 6: In Production & in Limbo

From Blog to Book, Part 6: In Production & in Limbo in blog to book, Driving Hungry, writing how-to

What happens in those mysterious months between the day you finish your manuscript and the day your book comes out?

February 26, 2015
New York Dispatch: In the Waiting Room at Team

New York Dispatch: In the Waiting Room at Team in New York Food Adventures

"Food?" said Afam, who drove a taxi in New York for a decade. "Now this is the knowledge that lingers!"

February 19, 2015
Update: Souvlaki and a Second Strike of Lightning

Update: Souvlaki and a Second Strike of Lightning in astoria, Greek, lamb souvlaki, New York Food Adventures, Opa, Queens

One of my food writing idols recently named Opa!, the souvlaki place José recommended, one of the best old-school spots for cheap eats in New York...

February 12, 2015
New York Dispatch: On the road with Abu

New York Dispatch: On the road with Abu in New York Food Adventures

The beat of New York is the beat to which Abu moves...

February 5, 2015
From Blog to Book, Part 5: Revising the Manuscript

From Blog to Book, Part 5: Revising the Manuscript in blog to book, Driving Hungry, writing how-to

Had I known when I finished the first draft of Driving Hungry how far away I was from final delivery and acceptance of the manuscript, I don't know if I would have had the heart to keep writing.


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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