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What Is? Peynir Tatlısı

Not common, this treat is generally reserved for special occasions like weddings or birthdays, but can be found on the menu at many restaurants in...

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KOSKA: A Hell Of A Helva

Koska, which is a well known brand name in Turkey, has recently opened its newest store right in the heart of the Sirkeci district. Proffering a dizzying...

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What is? Künefe

Turkey is famous for its desserts, and many of them remain mostly unknown to the outside world. Kunefe is a prime example of one delicious...

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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...

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BOLULU HASAN USTA: Short & Sweet

This small sweet shop near Sirkeci train station offers a wide variety of desserts including sutlaç (rice pudding), kadayıf (shredded wheat with layered cheese) and...

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NURİ TOPLAR: Drink For Your Fortune

“But Louis, you already wrote about Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi why do you need to write about another coffee place?” Here are three reasons: 1. I...