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I often get emails from listeners traveling to New York who want restaurant recommendations. So now here they are, in one handy place!

I fill a New York City taxi full of food and take it to JFK Airport at sundown to break the Ramadan fast with Muslim cab drivers. What could go wrong?

On The Media's Brooke Gladstone calls modern bagels "a betrayal" and former congressman Anthony Weiner calls a bagel judging event "offensive.” Plus, an argument over when bagels should be toasted.

In honor of the late Carol Grimaldi we're replaying this classic Sporkful, which covers slice folding technique, the art of using a coal oven, and what Mrs. Grimaldi taught her husband about pizza.

Think broccoli is boring? Tyler Kord makes a broccoli sub, double-decker broccoli tacos, and fried broccoli, and they're all amazing. He and Dan discuss the magic of broccoli, a thing called The Brocco-Leg, and more.

I demonstrate some innovative pizza slice consumption techniques, including The Travolta and The Inside-Out Fold. New York pizza legend Patsy Grimaldi is not impressed.