Sunday, December 9, 2012

Van Kahvaltı Evi

by szaza
Van Kahvaltı Evi in Cihangir has got to be the tastiest breakfast in town, with a great team of waiters who fly through the packed room balancing trays of tea glasses and burning hot plates of menemen. I swear I could live off of bal kaymak— a heavenly pairing of honey and a thick, clotted cream— and the cevizli çemen, which I assume has something to do with walnuts and fenugreek (as that's what the name translates to). It's a delightfully tangy paste that I thoroughly enjoy spreading on bread with a bit of egg. At the end of the feast, we decided to sketch our waiters in action, over a çay.

by PeF
After some initial scouting by the waiters, our books were snatched away to be shown around with big grins.
We were kindly offered some Turkish coffee, and some more smiles.

Van Kahvaltı Evi
Defterdar Yokuşu No:52 Beyoğlu

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