In the world of street food, Colombian immigrant Maria Piedad Cano is better known as "The Arepa Lady." Her journey to New York reminds us that for those who come to America to make a new and better life for themselves, cooking (even nationally famous cooking) isn't necessarily the life they have in mind.
Visit the Arepa Lady at 70-22 Roosevelt Ave in Jackson Heights.
© Soundtrack credit: "Tired of Fighting" written and performed by Menahan Street Band. Copyrighted by and courtesy of Menahan Street Band and Daptone Records.