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Apr 29
Thursday

2nd Photo Competition: Best Weekly International Image

Filed under Images

This week’s top image in the non-Turkey division of our 2nd photo competition, by Piotr Zalewski, is of a cake seller and his cart in the bazaar in Aleppo, Syria. The photo will be among the final ten images from which our readers will pick their favorite.

Congratulations Piotr!


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2nd Photo Competition: Winner of Week 6
no responses - Posted 04.28.10
We are proud to announce the sixth weekly winner of our 2nd photo competition, which is focusing on portraits of people working in the food business. The weekly winners will be among the group of “top 10” submitted images, from which our readers will select a final winner. We've extended the ...continue
Workingman’s Eats: 5 Favorite Esnaf Lokantaları
4 responses - Posted 04.26.10
(Editor's Note: In honor of the upcoming May 1 holiday, today we take a look at the esnaf lokantası, Turkey's gift to the working man and woman. While in many parts of the world, lunch during the work week means eating an uninspiring sandwich or salad inside a lonely ...continue
Küçük Ev: Fantastic Voyage
2 responses - Posted 04.23.10
“I want to go to the soccer match, everything must go! Game day discount! Hamsi, one Lira! One Lira!” the fishmonger shouted from a rickety stand spread with fresh fish glistening under a bare lightbulb. Judging by the cackles coming other fishmongers and tables at the adjacent fish house, this ...continue
2nd Photo Competition: Best Weekly International Image
1 response - Posted 04.22.10
This week's top image in the non-Turkey division of our 2nd photo competition is of noodle makers in Shanghai, by Melanie Mehrer. The photo will be among the final ten images from which our readers will pick their favorite. Congratulations Melanie! continue
2nd Photo Competition: Winner of Week 5
no responses - Posted 04.21.10
We are proud to announce the fifth weekly winner of our 2nd photo competition, which is focusing on portraits of people working in the food business. The weekly winners will be among the group of “top 10” submitted images, from which our readers will select a final winner. The contest ends ...continue
The “Mesopotamian Truffle” Returns!
5 responses - Posted 04.19.10
Spring is upon us, which means that it's time to go hunting for restaurants that serve keme, an elusive fungus with a beguiling taste that we've dubbed the "Mesopotamian Truffle." Impossible to cultivate and with a season that spans only a few weeks, this specialty of southeast Turkey is worth seeking ...continue
2nd Photo Competition: Best Weekly International Image
1 response - Posted 04.16.10
This week's top image in the non-Turkey division of our 2nd photo competition is of a chicken seller  in Tbilisi, Georgia, by Uta Beyer (winner of our last photo competition). The photo will be among the final ten images from which our readers will pick their favorite. Congratulations Uta! continue
2nd Photo Competition: Winner of Week 4
2 responses - Posted 04.15.10
We are proud to announce the fourth weekly winner of our 2nd photo competition, which is focusing on portraits of people working in the food business. The weekly winners will be among the group of “top 10” submitted images, from which our readers will select a final winner. The contest ends ...continue
Read Between the Buns 3: Istanbul’s Burgers
4 responses - Posted 04.14.10
(Editor’s Note: We've been looking this week at some of the new burger places that have recently opened up in Istanbul. After trying out some of these new joints, our thoughts kept drifting back to the classic "Wet Burger" served by Kizilkayalar in Taksim. A true Turkish original, the "Wet ...continue
Read Between the Buns 2: Istanbul’s Burgers
11 responses - Posted 04.13.10
(Editor’s Note: Turkey is not unfamiliar with cooking ground meat – it is the home of köfte and kebab, after all – but hamburgers (at least the kind we’re used to) have never really been part of the landscape. That seems to be changing, though. Recently, a whole new crop ...continue

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