The Cart Lady Outside the Courthouse

Excellent article on #LadyBoss Fauzia Abdur-Rahman who serves her signature jerk chicken dish, 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. She never fries or adds sugar, MSG or artificial flavorings. When salt is called for, she uses only sea salt, not iodized. “I can’t serve one thing and eat something else,” Ms. Abdur-Rahman, 58, said. “It would be unethical.”