Kitchen on Wheels
Istanbul has a thriving street food culture. You can literally eat your way through the city. While you do so, you have several options:
Kestane & Mısır:
Roasted Kestane (chestnuts) are one of the most common street snacks in Istanbul. You will also find roasted misir(corn) served side by side.
The circular sesame-crusted bread, is iconic in Istanbul’s. It is inexpensive and a morning and tea time staple.
Çay(pronounced chai, is tea in Turkish) together with Raki(anise-flavored spirit) and Nargile(water pipe), form the center of Turkish Social discourse. Three rules of Çay, never say no to çay, any time is the right time to have çay... day-or-night, and any location is right location to have çay.
Is freshly squeezed pomegranate juice which is served by hundreds of vendors in Istanbul.
Mussels stuffed with rice, raisins and herbs, are a popular sea food delicacy. The way mussels are displayed looks unique. They are split open to make a spoon out of the shell and served by seasoning it with freshly squeezed lemon.
The other famous street foods are Rice, Çiğ Köfte, Lokma, Balık Ekmek, Poğaca / Açma.
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