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Turkish Cuisine on 44th and 9th

Ackerman | Jan 28, 2004 05:18 PM

Mmm Mmm good. one of the best meals i've ever had in the city, hence my life. me and a buddy got the falafel for appetizer - they give you three wide and thin cakes, covered with some mild sauce that was unfamiliar (yogurt base, perhaps?) regardless, the falafel was hands down easily the best i've ever had in my life - no odd or new flavors or textures, just the perfect assemblage of all the flavors that make the falafel. there was a kind of greenish tint to them, as well, and i'd never seen that before.

for the entree we got a couple kebobs: one chicken that wasn't that great, but good, and an adana kebob, which is lamb, and constituted a full-fledged mouth orgasm. i have no idea what they did to those long, formed, blackened pieces of meat, but my god i second it all. . .

i highly recommend this spot. i went around 9 this past fri. and it was near empty, which is a shame. i'd never had turkish food before, so perhaps i'm just awed by the ordinary, but i find that hard to believe.

it's also not at all loot, about $12 for big entrees with sides, around $5 for apps.

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