July 08

Mykonos Cool List 2016

Everyone seems to be heading to Mykonos nowadays…Rightfully doing so.  Sea is amazing,  food is great, people are friendly, nightlife is fun. What else you can ask from a beach holiday? Here comes my Cool 5 list  for Mykonos: Spilia Beach and Restaurant: Great beach and great bar. Swim in the azure sea or head there […]

May 06

Met Gala 2016: Man vs Machine

Manus vs Machina…Are we really going that far? Is technology becoming indispensable in fashion? Is wearable technology going  to dominate fashion? All these crazy thoughts running in our heads while watching  Met’s 2016 Gala…Vogue as always was setting the fashion agenda in the industry with its one of a kind spectacular events. Who was the […]

April 01

A pop-up breakfast place in Istanbul

How novel is that! Of course I am used to the idea of pop up restaurants, shops and what so ever, but a pop up breakfast place is definitely a new thing. If you follow my blog you should already know breakfast is kind of my thing and I do take it very seriously. To this […]

March 28

best burger in town

I really think I may have found the best burger in Istanbul.  I liked it too much and I ate 1 and half…No kidding…Bye bye no carbs diet.. The place is Burger Joint, in Istanbul’s Besiktas. Cute atmosphere with lovely people and a ma ziiiiiing burgers….Try New York with Cheese and then thank me…The meat is […]

March 12

Thessaloniki…Newest Greek envy

Greeks do understand the joy of living…good food, good mood. I already know that. Yet, I am still surprised (positively) every time I go to a new Greek town. This time it was Thessaloniki. Maybe it is because my grandparents are from the town before they migrated to Turkey, maybe because  it is by the […]

February 26

Novikov versus Nobu: Asian Taste Wars in London vol 2

I have to admit that I had reservations when  it comes to eating Asian at a place owned by anyone but Asian origins. I  thought such a place could be  super stylish but the food would never beat an authentic Chinese or Japanese. That is why I neglected Novikov, Asian restaurant operated by a Russian company for quite […]

February 20

Small outside big inside: Yasemin and Tuncel’s

Small  is  the new big…a definition well appropriate for  my new find in town. Yasemin and Tuncel’s roastery and ice-cream shop. This little shop is tucked away in Gokturk, Istanbul’s posh suburb. Owned by a cute couple and designed by Monocle design team (yes, yes, yes!) this little shop offers you a good range of coffee and […]