tavuk shish

What Is? Iftar

Iftar meals can range from grand 30 course feasts to small bowls of race and fruits depending on the prosperity and opportunity of those celebrating...

neyzade

NEYZADE: Turkish Table Diversity

Nestled between the tram line and the walls of Topkapi palace, Neyzade works a small bit of Big City magic; utilizing a prime real estate...

tavuksultansarma

What Is? Tavuk Sultan Sarma

Cuisine was extraordinarily important in the Ottoman Empire. The Topkapı Palace kitchens, called Matbah-ı Hümayun or Matbah-ıAmire, had hundreds of cooks preparing good daily meals...

manti at cafe mese

CAFE MESE: And A Messy Shirt

The newest addition to the diverse culinary choices of Sirkeci, Istanbul, Cafe Mese is an elegantly designed and sparkling fresh little restaurant and coffee shop...

Seferceliye

PAŞAZADE: Ottoman Inertia

Prepare yourself for a different kind of experience if you decide to sample the fares of this classical Ottoman style restaurant. This is not like...

Duck with roka salad at Can Oba

CAN OBA: Yes We Can!

If you ask me how I choose restaurants to try, I probably can’t give a succinct answer. It is a combination of many variables which entice a...

kanat posiyon

KÖZDE KANTAÇİ MURO: Winging It

In Sirkeci, there are two types of people. the Lunches, and the Dinners. Lunches work in Sirkeci, but they live somewhere else. In fact, almost...