Articles Tagged ‘Bebek’

Upside -for special events

January 28, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
The former “Cats & Dogs” is now called “Upside” is a small bar in Bebek. Situated right on the corner building across from the popular Lucca, Upside offers a different variety of fun. Popular music is the predominant theme in this place and Thursdays are Karaoke nights. Perfect...

Laduree Istanbul

January 22, 2011 | Five Star, Food, What's New | Read More
If you ask me, next to diamonds are the macarons of Laduree as best friends to a lady, girl, woman… Therefore, it is a big deal for the ladies in Istanbul that Laduree has finally opened up “stores” here. The first two stores of Laduree (we are hoping that there may be more) are in Bebek and...

Thoughts on J. Ashlock’s Late Night -Diner’s Clubs- article

September 10, 2010 | Five Star, Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
I could not sleep any longer (I’m not saying well, just not long enough) the other night, so I got out of bed early and gone through the sack of magazines, where I found this month’s Details. Jesse Ashlock’s half gourmet article immediately took over my attention as I love things that...

Mini Dondurma -Your Must-do before the Summer ends

August 23, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Before the Summer ends, you have to go to Mini Dondurma… A legend of many years still stands in Bebek, in less than maybe 10 sqm -a very mini shop that is called the Mini Dondurma (Ice cream)… Since 1968, Mini Dondurma has been serving customers homemade ice cream with homemade chocolate...

Baylan is now in Bebek

August 17, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
With a lot of historical and nostalgic significance, Baylan –the nostalgic pearl of Kadıköy– has now opened its second branch in Bebek. In reality, Baylan used to have many more branches in the past; and the one in Karaköy used to be especially well-known and quite famous among university...

Strolling through Bebek

June 1, 2010 | Food, free, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
I will be recounting exactly what a Turkish friend of mine, yet also a tourist friend of mine, did on last Sunday in Bebek. It was tiring, yet nevertheless very very enjoyable; and is also the only way to enjoy Bebek in my opinion. It might be useful first to explain why and how this friend is both a...

Romantic Gourmet Diaries: Terrace Restaurants

Romantic Gourmet Diaries: Terrace Restaurants April 5, 2010 | Food | Read More
Here we go with another gourmet diaries article, featuring those places in Istanbul with a fantastic bird’s eye views of the city… Mikla Restaurant has one of the best views of the city overlooking both the city itself and the Bosphorus from the rooftop of the Marmara Pera Hotel. In summers,...