Archive for July, 2013

Eating in Istanbul – Ciya Sofrasi

On the last  day of our stay in Istanbul we made a pilgrimage to Ciya Sofrasi. Situated on the Asian side of the city, Ciya has become known as one of the best restaurants in the city so we were expecting a great lunch. Part of the joy in visiting Ciya is the ferry ride across the Bosphorous, from Karakoy
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Eating in Istanbul: Lokanta Maya

The food scene in Istanbul is as hot as the politics right now. There is some seriously good food to be had if you know where to get it. Lokanta Maya is a very popular restaurant in Istanbul and allegedly hard to secure a reservation. Yet I had simply emailed a few days before and received a speedy response confirming
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