|LLoviendo Cafe, Jorge Fernández-Trevejo Rivas |
Why the city's cabbies, of course!
It's a trick of the well-traveled: pick your cabbie's brain for the best cheap spots for good food in town.
How you ask the question makes a difference though: "Where do the locals go for breakfast around here?" or "Where do you and all the cabbies go for good, cheap food?", works better than "We're hungry. Where can we go for dinner?" (the latter runs the risk of being whisked off to his uncle's restaurant, or some diner where the driver gets a cut).
Leaving town before you find the best driver? Ask away and take notes; you never know when you'll be back. Bonus points if your driver mentions a spot you managed to find on your own!
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*dated but likely still valuable tips
Just a sampling, of course. But rest assured, that if there is a city, and there are taxis, there are cabbies that know where the best eats are.
|The famous Curry 36 in Berlin|
Curious? Read this interview with Layne by @epicurious.
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