03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

That Old Mamoun's Magic

When our Israeli geophysicist friend, Gidon Eshel, provided major guidance for Mark Bittman's New York Times article on meat consumption*, the esteemed cookbook author offered to take Gidon out to eat "anywhere in New York City." "Where will you go?" I asked eagerly. "Mamoun's Falafel," Gidon said.

While I might have ...

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