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Theodore Charles

Theodore Charles

Theodore, one of CBs Turkey correspondents, grew up in a small farming community in the Pacific Northwest, equal distance between Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. He has a Masters in anthropology, with a specialization in post-Mediaeval archaeology. He fell in love with Turkey while participating in Fulbright Grants in Edirne and Sinop, and has decided to stay a while. He also has a background in photojournalism and an unhealthy obsession with yogurt-based drinks. Theodore teaches English at Sinop University and is scouring Turkey for the most explosive pickled peppers and fragrant fried liver.

Recent stories by Theodore Charles

August 21, 2017

In a Pickle

Istanbul -- Our meyhane crawl in Istanbul pays a visit to one of the city's many shops that sells exclusively pickled goods with incredible variety. Do pickled sour green plums sound weird? Maybe, but they are delicious!
November 17, 2016

Meyhane Moments: Fall in Istanbul with Rakı and Meze

Istanbul -- Fall is in full effect in Istanbul and its our favorite time of year (not that there is a bad time) to hunker down in a meyhane around some rakı and meze. Our meyhane walk stops at three of our favorites and involves the sampling of no small amount of both.