I didn't believe the taxi driver when he told me the pizza at Zeus - a tacky storefront near the party streets in Friedrichshain in what used to be East Berlin - was worth stopping for.
A song-writing cabbie from East Berlin shares a southern German food tip.
I'm still eating my way through Berlin, still looking for good, cheap, cabbie-friendly things to chew on. Here are my latest 4 Euros-or-less finds.
Some people might think I'm a little over-optimistic about finding good food in this town, but I believe there are fine, fine things to eat in the 10-Euros-or-less range. The longer I'm in Berlin, the more I think this is true. Here are five cheap finds from the last few weeks of restaurant reconnaissance.
An informal food survey of the cabbies at the Helsingforser Strasse taxi stand in Berlin (Friedrichshain) in my (still) horrible German led to a solid round of things to eat. After following their leads from East to West, here's a round-up of what I tasted during my first few weeks in the German capital.