Enjoy a culinary journey of Istanbul on this small-group. Spend your evening visiting 4-different local eateries featuring Turkish favorites. See Taksim Square and other neighborhoods in Istanbul. Try such delicacies as Cig Kofte, a favorite snack from the southeastern area of the country. Learn how this raw dish is made and sample it. Savor the combined flavors of chopped onions, Bulgar, finely chopped beef, fresh mint, parsley, and spices.
Head to Taksim Square next to try another southeastern Turkish classic. Learn how to prepare Icli Kofte, this popular dish that combines meat filling, nuts, and different spices. Try Icli Kofe, which can be either steamed or steamed then deep fried. Stop at an eatery that specializes in kebabs. Taste the traditional Cag Kebab made from lamb and roasted on a horizontal spit. Finish the tour with a sweet treat at one of the best dessert shops. Taste the Turkish baklava, a pastry filled with a honey and pistachio nut filling.
Return to your hotel at the end of the tour with convenient transfer service.