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Where to Eat in New York City This Summer

"When the air starts to smell like allspice and tamarind, look for the long line and then stand at the back of it. Fauzia’s is a long-running Jamaican cart known as much for its proprietary jerk blend as for nonstandard items like barbecued tofu, excellent fresh vegetables and halal gyro sandwiches." - Written by Pete Wells

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What's For Lunch?
Go See the Cart Lady of the Bronx Courthouses

"Her signature jerk chicken dish is made from fresh halal chicken, and her lentil, spinach and mushroom stew from pricey portobellos. In summer, the squashes, scallions, leeks and herbs she uses come from farmers markets..." -Written by Winnie Hu

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Things to Do in NYC: A Visit to Governors Island and the Botanical Garden in the Bronx

"The Best Food Trucks

It seems as if everyone on the island sells lobster rolls and brats. Only Fauzia’s Heavenly Delights at Liggett Terrace has jerk chicken, curry goat and homemade pineapple-coconut cake (but it really depends on what Fauzia Abdur-Rahman feels like cooking that day)."

-Written by Margot Boyer-Dry and Tejal Rao

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she brings a succulent taste of Jamaica to the courthouse

"Mr. Warner said, ''but the truth is, I'm going to miss Fauzia, the cart lady.'' Few people who live and work near the Bronx courthouses know Fauzia Abdur-Rahman's full name. Some call her Fauzia. Others just call her Ma" -Written by Nina Siegal

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The Heavenly Jamaican Food at This Truck Still Draws a Crowd After Nearly 30 Years

"Many dishes on the menu represent a little of every family member, Aminah-Rasheed says. For her vegetarian father, a vegetarian or vegan dish is always served. New creations like the jerk chicken gyro were invented by her older brother. The innovative dishes fuse Jamaican cuisine with traditional New York City food truck staples.


“The thing about our menu is that you can see pieces of everybody in our family,” Aminah-Rasheed says."


-Written by Nicholas Hernandez

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The Jerk Chicken Queen of the Bronx

"With the help of her daughter and husband, Fauzia makes her famous jerk chicken three times a week, and finishes it with her homemade jerk sauce that she makes with pimiento and scotch bonnet peppers, plus a host of other ingredients..."

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Taste the Caribbean on this Bustling Bronx Corner

"But get closer to the cart on the corner of East 161st Street and Concourse Village West and Fauzia Abdur-Rahman’s titling voice breaks through the street noise, while smells of the Caribbean—simmering rice and beans, codfish fritters, jerk chicken—draw you closer to her cart, Fauzia’s Heavenly Delights..." -Written by Bridget Shirvell 

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