New York City saved my life: A celebration of diversity and cooperation – New York Daily News

The woman who brought my breakfast wore a hijab. On the third day, she told me I looked better. The nutritionist who explained the menu options was Hispanic. Breakfast the next day would be blueberry blintzes, she said, adding, “like a tortilla.” (Blintzes, tortilla, crepes, manicotti, New York dishes all.)