Adana Oçakbaşı in Kurtuluş, Istanbul

Written by Katie Parla on April 27, 2013

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Superlatives are highly subjective and, in most cases, proclaiming a place “the best” is arbitrary, or even ridiculous. But when it comes to Adana Oçakbaşı in Kurtuluş, I see no other way to proceed. Go see for yourself. Book well in advance and if you can take the heat, sit near the grill where ciğer (liver) is cooked just right and uykuluk (lamb sweetbreads) are delicately seared before melting in your mouth. Order the spicy Adana kebab, the house specialty, lamb minced with a liberal amount of tail fat. Cut the grease with roasted garlic bathed in tangy pomegranate molasses. Open: Daily 14:00-24:00




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