Istanbul Eats’ Yigal Schleifer has a post on the New York Times’ Globespotters blog about the start of hamsi season in Istanbul. Hamsi is the Turkish name for the finger-sized anchovy caught in the waters of the Black Sea. Though small and inexpensive, hamsi holds a sacred place in the hearts of Turkish food lovers. The post lists some favorite places in town to eat hamsi. You can check it out here.
(photo by Yigal Schleifer)
Post Tags: fish, hamsi, Istanbul restaurants, seafood
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