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KÖFTECİ YAŞAR: Meatballs For Life

I am not particularly attracted by gourmet food. in fact, it seems like at least half the time I miss the point entirely. It is lovely to...

kokorec

What is? Kokoreç

Kokoreç is most probably an invention of the nomadic sheep herders of the Central Asian Plateu, and brought by these travelers to Anatolia where it became a...

mr kebab interior

MR. KEBAB: Slovakian Kebab Arrives

Turkey has a long tradition of exporting its fast foods to Europe. The döner, the lahmacun, and others have joined the trek westward along with...

rice cart in Istanbul

What is? Pilav (Pilaf)

Pilav comes in just about every shape and size in Istanbul. From the highest class restaurants, to the lonely street carts, this staple dish reinvents...

midye dolma

What Is? Midye Dolma

When tasting this Istanbul street-food delicacy, TV personality and famous culinary mind Anthony Bourdain obdurately commented “Nothing i like better then unlicensed seafood of indeterminate...

hamsi and chick peas at Trabzon

TRABZON LOKANTASI: Hamsi Mamsi

People who live and work in Istanbul are want to frequent the quick lunch places called Esnaf Lokantasi. These local restaurants serve mostly pre-maid dishes...