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March 11, 2017

Syrian Dessert on an Istanbul Kebab Excursion

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BACKSTREET FEED -- Mamouniyeh is a lovely semolina pudding that is a speciality in Syrian kitchens, and it can be enjoyed right here in Istanbul on our Kebab Krawl.
BACKSTREET FEED -- Mamouniyeh is a lovely semolina pudding that is a speciality in Syrian kitchens, and it can be enjoyed right here in Istanbul on our Kebab Krawl walk.
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Interested in exploring this neighborhood? Join our Shop, Cook, Feast activity to go deep in Kurtulus.
March 6, 2017

Ben-u Sen: Daily Blessings

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Istanbul -- Istanbul's Kurtuluş neighborhood is home to a number of slow-burners, establishments that may be hidden in plain view due to their plainness but that end up becoming some of our favorites. Gimmicks don’t fly in down-to-earth Kurtuluş, where neighborly ties are strong and home-cooked meals are preferred. Read more
February 14, 2017

Lipa: Meze On the Edge of Town

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Istanbul -- Convincing someone to accompany you to Istanbul’s Pendik district is no small feat. The Asian-side suburb is located in the far eastern reaches of the city, a trip of at least an hour and a half from the city center requiring no less than three metros and a cab. Read more