Turkey's big banks and philanthropic trusts vie to be seen as the greatest sponsor of the arts. İstiklal is a showcase for their...
Munzur Cafe & Bar
Hasnun Galip Sokak in Galatasaray is home to a number of Türkü evlerı, Kurdish-owned bars where musicians perform live, emotion-charged...
The Laz people hail from the Black Sea region, and their cuisine relies heavily on fish, kale and dairy products. One of only a few Laz...
The tables here are arranged facing the performance area as in a music hall, all the better to soak in the singer's pathos. The biggest venue in the neighbourhood, Toprak doubles as a restaurant (mains TL13).