- The aforementioned street food, especially the fish sandwiches
- Sofyali 9, a great meyhane (tavern) where we had a huge number of mezze (basically, Turkish tapas) and a mixed grill. Kudos to Jason for getting, and holding, a table for 9
- The exquisite food at Asitane, which was well worth the haul out to the city walls (half the photos are from there)
- The turkish white wine and raki -- I wasn't a fan until I was on my second or third glass of milky-white goodness. And Efes? Not a bad pilsner.
Saturday, June 02, 2012
Istanbul 2012 -- Food
One of my favorite parts of traveling is the food. And Istanbul did not disappoint. From döner and fish sandwiches on the streets to ornate Ottoman meals, it was all good. The highlights: