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"Mr. Zagros" - Best Shawarma in town?!... they might have a point?!

by Charles Yu 9 days ago

A new 'Shawarma kid' has come to town.....of Richmond Hill! When you have a business brave enough to advertise its...


magic commented 5 days ago

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Turkish simit in Northern Virginia

by honia2002 6 days ago

Hi all, I had been buying simits from Cenan bakery in Vienna for years, they recently closed after 26 years. I bou...

The 3 Grand Cuisines

by Chinon00 12 years ago

I once read an article that stated that there are 3 grand cuisines on earth: French, Chinese, and Turkish. And accor...


shaca87 commented 2 months ago

Looking for salep (sahlep, salepi, wild orchid powder)

by dionysaki 9 years ago

Hey everyone, I have been on a wild goose chase for a traditional Turkish/Greek ingredient, salep (also spelled s...


hannanne commented 2 months ago

Turkish Breakfast @ Lokma | Outer Richmond - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Last week a friend joined me at Lokma for breakfast. It's been on my list to try since discovering that it offers kay...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 2 months ago

Eggplant Ragout (patlican musakka) Turkish cuisine

by TheChefseye 2 months ago

Hello everyone! I would like to share my favorite dish from my home cuisine Eggplant ragout with ground beef bolog...


DonShirer commented 2 months ago

Turkish VS Greek

by PappyAustin 8 years ago

Does anyone know the difference between a Turkish gyro and a Greek one?


thanoscar commented 3 months ago

The best turkish dish you ever had?

by TheChefseye 3 months ago

What is the best Turkish dish you ever had? mine is definety turkish pide with ground beef and fontina cheese!


Taralli commented 3 months ago

Help with restaurants in Berlin

by nezzie 4 months ago

We are going to be in Berlin for the first time in September. We are staying by the Brandenburg Gate but we can try ...


PBSF commented 4 months ago

Where can i buy Turkish Gullac sheets?

by benjaminbw 9 years ago

Where can I get hold of Turkish gullac sheets in/or around DC? Any suggestions? Thanks!


mjanssen commented 5 months ago

Seeking kaymak

by morabbiton 5 years ago

Just returned from Istanbul and am desperately looking for a place that sells kaymak or water buffalo milk so that I ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

Sarafin Turkish Wine in NYC?

by sf2nyc 10 years ago

To be honest, I did not think I would find a decent glass of wine in Istanbul and I was pretty much right, until I we...


Tolga commented 5 months ago

Istanbul Modern

by Ridge 8 months ago

The rich food diversity and history of the Ottoman empire has been sadly neglected by the Bay Area food world where ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

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Sultan's Kitchen closed

by Alcachofa 12 months ago

Sad news. Could not find the December Openings/Closing thread (if it even exists anymore). The owner says it is becau...

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Have you eaten out at a Turkish restaurant over the past 12 months in the U.S?

by Attila 1 year ago

Hi: As a part of my doctoral dissertation, I am conducting a survey to better understand the customer perception to ...

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Authentic döner kebab vs Westernized versions

by drjlm 1 year ago

Hi folks, I just returned from a trip to Turkey where I of course sampled the many döner kebabs on offer. I was...

Turkish Delight (Nougat/Nuts type) in San Francisco

by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Hounds, can you help me find some nougat and nuts (various types preferably) Turkish delight in San Francisco? I've ...

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

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20th Annual Turkish Festival, Aug 5 & 6, Monterey

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by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Yesterday we noticed this banner flying in downtown Monterey promoting the 20th annual Turkish Festival to be held Au...

Turkish Delight in SF/Mill Valley

by calgarygal123 1 year ago

Hey everyone! So I recently went to Turkey and brought back a box of Turkish delight for my family (that I had carefu...

Ruth Lafler

Ruth Lafler commented 1 year ago

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