Monthly Archives: May 2010

Who Polishes The Horns? The Question is Finally Answered. Adventures in Istanbul Eating Part 10: Dogu Türkistan Vakfi As Evi [ East Turkistan Foundation Food House ]

As I make my way through Istanbul I’m entranced by the beauty of the mosques. Like a typical tourist I’m snapping away with my camera and one thing I notice through my viewfinder is how shiny the horns atop the … Continue reading

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El Naranjo Mobile: Iliana de la Vega’s Oaxacan Kitchen

The overarching theme to Iliana de la Vega’s cuisine is a subtlety that’s not apparent in other Mexican kitchens in Austin, Texas. Walking through the beautiful, shade-drawn streets of the Rainey Street neighborhood, big changes are afoot with new bars and … Continue reading

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Who Polishes The Horns? Adventures in Istanbul Eating Part 9: Aria Cafe in Sultanahmet

During my week long stay in Sultanahmet I spend a lot of time at Aria. It’s right down the street from my inn and a convenient place to take my morning tea as I calibrate myself for a long day … Continue reading

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Who Polishes the Horns? Adventures in Istanbul Eating Part 8: Gaziantep Burc Ocakbasi

I rarely [outside New Orleans, Louisiana] have a double lunch but I’ve been walking upwards of 10 miles per day in Istanbul and consequently have an appetite like lumberjack. So immediately after my Kara Mehmet visit I recon back through … Continue reading

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