The long weekend that I spent in Istanbul, I was on a quest for fried mussels with yogurt sauce. On our last day, just before we had to leave for the airport, our friends found a charming little restaurant called Seatanbul. It has a terrace overlooking the Bosphorus and Sea of Marmara, and serves the most delicious seafood. With the sun on our faces, we tried the fried oysters and they did not disappoint. We also had a cast iron bowl full of sea bass and vegetables in an amazing creamy saffron sauce. Despite the heat of the dish, we drank every drop.