As the largest city in Turkey, Istanbul is home to vibrant and diverse cultures and cuisine. Tony explores this massive city, meeting new friends and tasting world-class food along the way.Go to Episode
Tony tries the traditional lunch of the market workers in Istanbul at Balkan Lokantasi restaurant.
Hocapasa Mahallesi Hocapasa Sok No. 26, Sirkeci, Istanbul, Turkey
A local chef takes Tony shopping for offal and then to a friend's restaurant to cook it up.
Kalyoncu Caddesi No. 58, Balikpazari Beyoglu, Istanbul, Turkey
This spot features recipes from the Ottoman Empire.
Kariye Camii Sokak No. 6, Edirnekapi, Istanbul, Turkey
Tony sits down to a traditional Turkish breakfast on the Bosphorus River.
Yahya Kemal Caddesi No. 16 34470 Rumelihisan, Istanbul, Turkey
Roke Balik Restaurant
Roke sits on a breakwater overlooking both the Black Sea and the Bosphorus River and is known for its fresh fish.
Rumeli Feneri Liman ici No. 1 Rumelifeneri, Istanbul, Turkey
Baby lamb cooked in an underground oven is on the menu for lunch at this favorite spot in the Fatih District of Istanbul.
Iftaiye Cad No. 27 Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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