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Chef Vahit Besir to Open Mangal Mediterranean in San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

My favorite Turkish chef, Vahit Besir, is back! He's returning to San Francisco to open his own place, Mangal Mediter...

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Sultan's Kitchen closed

by Alcachofa 3 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 5 months 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 6 months ago

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

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...


whattosay commented 7 months ago

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 commented 8 months ago

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

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

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

The 3 Grand Cuisines

by Chinon00 11 years ago

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


Khunwilko commented 8 months ago

Turkish Delight in SF/Mill Valley

by calgarygal123 11 months 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 commented 9 months ago

Dondurma (mastic ice cream) in or around Philadelphia?

by lamb_da_calculus 2 years ago

One bone I have to pick with ice cream is that it's not very substantial. So dondurma, which is thickened with mastic...


treblclef20 commented 10 months ago

Where can I buy good Turkish Pistachios

by GIOny 8 years ago

I love Turkish Pistachios (antep) and have always bought Zenobia off the net but they have now doubled in price and t...


jwi3788 commented 12 months ago


by Jim Leff 1 year ago

I just polished off the last of a big stack of frozen spicy lahmacun from a company called Kupelian, in New Jersey. N...


Anicca commented 1 year ago

Turkish, anyone?

by dickgrub 1 year ago

Is it true...Turkish cuisine is the fourth world cuisine? Anyone have a failsafe Turkish cookbook to recommend? I...

outRIAAge commented 1 year ago

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Chicken Borek (Tavuklu Borek)

Simit in Chicago?

by Springer 5 years ago

Anyone ever found this Turkish sesame ring bread in Chicago?


lavitsa commented 1 year ago

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Best Authentic traditional turkish restaurants in Istanbul?

by unamuno200 1 year ago

I will be staying in Istanbul for 2 nights. What are some essential restaurants that I have to try? I'm looking for t...

Turkish Breakfast Dish ( Menemen ) with eggs, tomatoes, peppers

by Kemal 5 years ago

3 Tomatoes, peeled and chopped 2 Peppers ( hot or mild) chopped Half an onion ( white, diced) 125 g of butter ...


nycguy20011 commented 1 year ago

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Galata Bistro | Turkish in Menlo Park

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week we popped into Galata Bistro for a quick dinner. Trying restaurants in the Menlo Park/Palo Alto area is oft...

Kitchen Istanbul | San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last month I dropped by Kitchen Istanbul on a Sunday morning. This is the first time I've walked through those doors ...

Melanie Wong commented 1 year ago

Good Turkish alternatives - UES

by jen kalb 1 year ago

Since it has been increasingly difficult to find good midrange dining choices in Midtown and UES in recent years we h...


GaryUES commented 1 year ago