For a while I have been skeptical about ethnic food in Istanbul: local tastes usually turned any restaurant serving foreign cuisine into something that was only a slight modification of traditional Turkish food. Yet recently I discovered a Georgian eatery producing authentic flavors without worrying too much about local tastes…
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Pera Project, which is planned by the Suna-Inan Kıraç Foundation, is composed of a museum, a research institute and a cultural center. The first phase was opened in June 2005.
In this year’s Istanbul Jazz Festival, which runs from July 1 to 19, world-class performers hit the stage at interesting new venues throughout city. Now in its 18th year, the festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, is a major date for European jazz fans, but it is also an opportunity to explore Istanbul through the unusual selection of performance locations.