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Dec 16
Wednesday

Ciğerimin Köşesi: New (Kebab) Kid on the Block

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The liver master -- photo by Yigal Schleifer
We’ve long been big fans of Canım Ciğerim, a wonderful kebab joint in Beyoğlu’s Asmalımescit area that serves up thin, long skewers studded with tiny and very tender morsels of either beef or liver.

Recently we noticed the arrival of Ciğerimin Köşesi (“My Liver’s Corner,” roughly translated), a gleaming, new kebab spot in the Galatasaray area that had a somewhat similar-sounding name and even had some of Canım Ciğerim’s waitstaff working there. Loyal fans of the original, we initially ignored what we believed to be an upstart copycat. Continue…


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