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Dave Cook

Dave Cook, one of CB's correspondents for Queens, is a New York-based photojournalist. He grew up in the neighboring states of New Jersey and Connecticut, but his college years in New York cemented his love for the Big Apple. Since 2005 his website Eating In Translation has explored lesser-known food in the five boroughs of the city and, occasionally, farther afield. His work has also appeared in The New York Times; The Art of Eating; Savoring Gotham: A Food Lover's Companion to New York City; and many other publications.

Recent stories by Dave Cook

The global kitchen of Queens is waiting. Join our tour and see what it’s all about.
July 7, 2017

Point Brazil: Bahía Comes to Astoria

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Queens -- “Have you been to Bahía, Donald?” José Carioca, a dapper, green-and-gold, happy-go-lucky parrot, poses this question to Donald Duck in the (mostly) animated 1944 film The Three Caballeros. Read more
Take a deep dive into the bounty of Queens on our culinary walk in this area.
June 7, 2017

Queens International Night Market: Doing It After Dark

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Queens -- Something special happens when the sun goes down. Night markets, whether in Southeast Asia or in the heart of Queens, inspire a thrill — we call it a sense of wonder — that brings boundless childhood summers to mind. Read more