Why Isn’t Love Enough: Istanbul’s Guide to Non-Turkish Food
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Why Isn’t Love Enough: Istanbul’s Guide to Non-Turkish Food

Why isn’t love enough: It’s hard to compete with Rakı while overlooking the Bosphorous.  It’s even more difficult to suggest that your taste buds might need something more than Kavaltı on rare occasions. Who (could’ve imagined) that more than gozeleme, menemen, cilbir, or Turkish coffee was necessary to sustain life. Then there is that rare … Continue reading

Georgian Restaurant: A Place So Gritty It Doesn’t Have a Name
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Georgian Restaurant: A Place So Gritty It Doesn’t Have a Name

Anyone who knows me, knows of my love for truly divey establishments. There is nothing like eating in a place where you fear for you lives and your health, but you keep going because the food is that good. Under normal circumstances I would never think of eating Georgian food. I’m from the U.S. and … Continue reading

Cappadocia: Topdeck Restaurant, Stunning Vistas, & Rich Histories
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Cappadocia: Topdeck Restaurant, Stunning Vistas, & Rich Histories

  Outside the bustling everyday life of Istanbul there is a magically serene interior that I can only hope that each of you are lucky enough to see one day. I recently traveled to Cappadocia, a region settled in the interior of Turkey. Comprised of several smaller cities, we opted (purely by chance) to stay … Continue reading

Moda Van: Brunching in Turkey
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Moda Van: Brunching in Turkey

I currently contribute to Yabangee, a website dedicated to discussing various aspects of life in Istanbul. A link to the post can be found here. Around every corner, down every alley, and through every doorway Istanbul reveals a surprise. If you walk far enough and long enough the city will open to you in delightful … Continue reading