Tag: Talking to Strangers

  • Talking to Strangers: Mexican Coke on the Upper East Side

    Recently, EfV was forced on a long trek to the Upper East Side to run an annoying errand. When our work there was done, we were relieved to spot a cozy looking lunchcounter spot called The Burger One on Lexington. Enticed by a hand-written sign out front, we went for a carnitas taco, rather than […]

  • Talking to Strangers: The Raw Beef

    The worst advice for city dwelling I can imagine is “Never talk to strangers.” Talking to strangers is a joyous and useful habit. Of course, knowing whom to engage in a chat and whom to avoid at all cost is a skill you’ll have to hone yourself. But growing up in New York, I don’t […]