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Yemek Sepeti in Tarlabaşı

Tweet Common across Turkish cities and towns is the sight of a basket or bucket lowered down on a rope from an apartment window or balcony, followed by a shouted request for bread, rice, baking powder or any other commodity … Continue reading

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A cut above the rest

Tweet It is a rainy Sunday in late December. A man sticks his head in the door of the small barber shop on Sakızağaç Sokak in Tarlabaşı and asks: “Where is Hasan Usta? Does he have time for a shave?” … Continue reading

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Rich people only eat cake – a bakery closes down

Tweet It is breakfast time at the Gölgesiz Bakery on Tarlabaşı Boulevard: Eleven people crowd around a small table in the back of the shop, enjoying olives, sesame paste, butter and – of course – freshly baked bread. The oven … Continue reading

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