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Nicole Restaurant, Beyoğlu

Nicole Restaurant, Beyoğlu

There is something called, “The List”.  It started in Washington, DC when my then-fiancée and I recently…

Ada’m, Bozcaada

Ada’m, Bozcaada

Oh, that dish!  What dish?  I’ll come to that in a minute.  My family and I went…

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Aqua, Beşiktaş

On February 22nd – nearly 5 years since becoming a permanent dweller in Istanbul – I had…

Can Oba, Sirkeci

Can Oba, Sirkeci

The number one reason most people go to a restaurant is because their friends recommended it. It…

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