Bursa Garaj Kebap
2 Hanımeli Sok
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Bursa Garaj KebapIt doesn’t get much more decadent or delicious than an Iskender (Alexander) kebab: slices of roast lamb are layered over toasted bits of pide bread, then slathered in butter and tomato sauce, and topped with yogurt with a few grilled peppers and tomatoes on the side. The traditional drink accompaniment is a glass of şıra, a slightly fermented but non-alcoholic grape juice. Start with some lentil soup, and if your heart can take it, candied pumpkin for dessert. Popular with area office workers for lunch, Bursa Garaj is an easy walk from the Levent metro station. The station is underneath the Guggenheim-esque Kanyon shopping mall, which has a few Turkish specialty stores like Chakra linens and Paşabahçe glassware to browse while you digest.