Coming in 2015: Driving Hungry
Greetings from Berlin -- and apologies for the long silence. Would you believe I've been revising the Driving Hungry manuscript the entire time since I last updated you? ... Read more
Driving Hungry on its Way
A quick update from Berlin: I'm thrilled to report that after almost two years of wild writing, the first draft of 'Driving Hungry' - the book inspired by... Read more
20 Chapters in...
I just listened to a disturbing report about Kickstarter projects that never get completed - http://www.studio360.org/2013/feb/08/who-backs-the-backers-on-kickstarter/ - and I wanted to give you a quick update on the progress... Read more
Coming in 2014: Driving Hungry (It's a Book Deal!!)
At last! After 4 1/2 years, three hemispheres, ten addresses, hundreds of taxi adventures, a whole lot of remarkable cab drivers and food I'm never going to forget, I finally... Read more
Goodbye to Berlin (for now)
"And now the city was left behind. Those familiar faces, forms, and voices…seemed as remote as dreams…a world of massive brick and stone and pavements, a world hived of four... Read more
Autofiktion, Zorba the Greek, Gorgeous Curry & Blood Sausage
There is no lead, no quote, no way to dive into describing today's taxi adventure in a way that would do justice to the man who led it.
He's a... Read more
Taxi Gourmet & Kickstarter Make the German News!
RTL, a prime time national news show in Germany, just aired this segment about Taxi Gourmet and the adventures in Berlin as a way to show people that they can... Read more
Exploring the Wall
I know you're not supposed to ask about the Wall when you come to Berlin - the fact is that most of it is gone. Still, it's the first question... Read more
Wall Street Journal Features Taxi Gourmet
This week, I wrote up my favorite 15 cabbie-recommended dishes based on a year of taxi adventures in New York City. The post generated a little bit of hunger and... Read more
150% Going to Berlin
Ok, now it's really official. The Berlin Chapter and the Book is fully funded, and I want to thank all of you not just for helping me get there, but... Read more
It's 12:54am. I have to get up in 96 minutes to go to the garage and pick up my cab and start my shift. But I can't sleep. I'm too... Read more
Mercedes cabs, here I come...
Danke schoen to the first 25 people who've backed the drive to Berlin! Thanks to you, I'm 78% of the way there! With 42 days to go and just $514... Read more
Now I'm *really* starting to smell the curry wurst!
Thank you thank you thank you to my amazing family and friends and readers for backing the drive to Berlin! With 55 days to go, I'm 2/3 of the way... Read more
25% of the way to Berlin
With 57 days to go! I'm discovering more and more reasons Berlin is going to be amazing - there's much more than curry wurst to sample...I can't wait! Three cheers... Read more
2 more ladies help the drive to Berlin
A big thank you to Lilian and Teresa. I'm so grateful for your support!
Berlin is getting closer
A big thanks to Karen Plise for being my first backer - I can't wait to give you a ride in my cab (and feed you something delicious)!