Photo Essay - Edible Istanbul
via ernesthon: Döner Kebap restaurant on Ístiklal Caddesi Fresh Roasted Chestnuts at Taksim Square Roasted Chestnuts - a warm snack for a cold day Pistachio Baklava, crunchy and sticky at the same time The Chili-woman’s wares: Would you like sweet, hot, very hot, or outta-this-world-kill-me-now hot?
i’d forgotten to mention that i was pleased to know the ECC year events had begun, so i’m doing that now…
What is Ergenekon?
a new york times ergenekon primer, featured on kamilpasha.com, the blog of jenny white, who i mentioned 2 posts down. Posted on November 13th, 2009 by Jenny White A good general account of issues surrounding the Ergenekon trial appeared in theNew York Times today (brief excerpt below). For more detailed discussions of individual aspects of the case, including a link to the in-depth article by...
drakula istanbul’da . here’s an description from Bitter Cinema: Long believed lost, Turkey’s Drakula Istanbul’da (“Dracula in Istanbul”) is considered the first non-western film version of the Dracula story, and oddly one of most faithful to the Bram Stoker original. With Dracula scaling the castle walls, implied infanticide, and the ceremonious end of the vampire, with first the...