In Episode 1, Shane got to know the public face of Istanbul. In Episode 10, he peeks behind the veil to discover another side of this city, and its culinary traditions, rarely seen by visitors.
3 Jul 2014 - 3:33 PM  UPDATED 15 Jan 2017 - 10:59 PM

Shane arrives back in Istanbul along the Bosphorus in a private launch, past jet boats docked at renovated wooden waterside palaces, and crossing the wake of countless passenger boats. He can tell there’s a whole lot going on here below the surface than meets the eye, and he’s determined to find a way to access Istanbul’s secret culinary world.



Midye dolma, taramasalata, preserved lemon

Balik ekmek crayfish and truffle toastie

Turkish coffee and kaymak “baklava”