Here are my five favorite New York-based, taxi-assisted food finds from 2011, courtesy of a few wise cabbies, and some very food-savvy passengers.
Before Saliou Seck became a yellow taxi driver four years ago, he sold jewelry on 47th Street. Every week, he eats the kosher food he now craves, thanks to his ex-colleagues in New York's Diamond District.
Fearless forager Peter J. Kim ventures out on his first New York City taxi adventure and ends up eating curry with his fingers at a 24-hour deli where they don't know Lindsay Lohan.
Eat the World in NYC author Jared Cohee takes a taxi adventure to the Bronx with a new cabbie from the Caribbean - and stuffs himself with fried pork.
Food blogger and travel writer Jared Cohee reports on his first solo taxi adventure in New York City.
After a year and a half in New York City, I know there are too many interesting cab rides, too many great meals, too many only-in-New York flavors to leave the taxi adventures here behind.
Before I take off for taxi adventures in Berlin next week, I want to thank my passengers for leading me to some great food. I've spent the past week stuffing myself with their suggestions, and here are five things I know I'm going to crave long after I leave New York.
The menu is changing at a popular restaurant in Astoria's Little Dhaka - and that might not be a bad thing.
A cheerful cabbie leads the way to a Punjabi food smackdown in the East Village.
Not every taxi adventure leads to something delicious. But something delicious is always around the corner in New York.