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...

kofteci yasar kofte portion

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...

icli kofte

What Is? İçli Köfte

  In İçli köfte the exterior crust acts as a  vessel within which minced meat, onions, and spices cook. It is a special dish because...

fasulye at fasuli

FASULI: Ataturk Likes It

If you have been reading my blog for awhile now you probably know that I have a love for all foods simple. It should be...

borsa lokanta

BORSA: Put Stock In Lunch

Lunch is a serious topic in the bustling side-streets of Sirkeci. Close to Sultanahmet, and stuck on the landward side of the the pedestrian bridge...