Kandilli Suna’nın Yeri: Port of Call
Boatspotting on the Bosphorus is a favorite pastime for those lucky enough to have windows with the right view. On any given weekend afternoon on the busy straits that divide this city, the ship and boat traffic unfolds like a caravan of the flags of the lesser-known countries of the world.
One afternoon at Suna’nın Yeri, a small fish restaurant that, with its army of tables, chairs and frazzled waiters, seems to have conquered the waterfront of the Bosphorus-side Kandilli neighborhood, a small boat from a nation we could not immediately identify pulled up in the wake of a tanker and unloaded two hungry patrons.
A closer look revealed the word “Guernsey” written on the back of the boat and we wouldn’t be surprised if the couple actually did come all the way from that island in the British Channel. The food at Suna’nın Yeri (“Suna’s Place,” in Turkish) is just that good. (To read the rest of this archived review, click here)