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London-based restaurateur Alan Yau’s new Soho restaurant, Babaji applies a contemporary global perspective to traditional Turkish recipes to create an exciting new dining experience. As with Yau’s approach to the menu, Autoban’s design concept for the eatery is inspired by traditional Turkish design, and the materials that have been used within the restaurant showcase Turkey’s artisan culture and almost forgotten craft techniques.
Occupying an early 20th century letterpress-printing house in Karaköy, the center for the city’s contemporary art & social scene, Gaspar is a two-storey gastro-bar designed by Autoban.
Flamingo is located inside Inter Continental Hotel, which was the Sheraton until 1995. The hotel was built in the 1960s and at the time both architecturally and lifestyle-wise it marked a turning point for the history of Taksim and Istanbul in general. During 80s and 90s, Sheraton was one of the most important meeting points in the city for the well-heeled community.
Opened in 2010, Münferit is a fine-dining restaurant that brings a modern take on the traditional Turkish meyhane. The chef-owner Ferit Sarper’s family also produces Beylerbeyi rakı at its distillery in western Turkey.
Housed in the Sakıp Sabancı Museum overlooking the Bosphorus, MüzedeChanga is the sister branch of the city’s premier fusion restaurant Changa. The venue caters for the museum visitors during the day and turns into a fine-dining restaurant by night. Overseen by the award-winning chef Peter Gordon, the kitchen delivers Mediterranean cuisine reinterpreted with a global accent.