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The Ultimate Istanbul Turkish Food Tour - JUICY Kokoreç, Balık Ekmek (Fish Sandwich), and Lahmacun!

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►Check out my Istanbul Travel Guide: http://bit.ly/Istanbul-Guide ►Subscribe to my videos: http://bit.ly/MarkWiensSubscribe ►Camera I use: http://bit.ly/2d2TA0G Day 10: Istanbul, Turkey - This was one of the best days of eating Turkish food in Istanbul that I had during my visit, and this video is an Istanbul food tour. We started with Turkish breakfast, followed by the famous fish bread sandwich (balik ekmek), followed by kokoreç and midye dolma, and then finally for dinner I ate lahmacun. Although everything was good in this Istanbul food tour, my favorite food of the day was the kokoreç. 00:41 Lades Menemen Restaurant - The first meal on this Turkish food tour was for Turkish breakfast just off Istiklal street. Along with some side dishes, my main order was menemen, which is a type of Turkish egg dish (similar to scrambled eggs) and I got it with Turkish sausage. It came piping hot and bubbling away, and it was extraordinarily delicious, especially with all the other sides. Total price - 34 TL ($11.43) for everything 4:56 Galata Tower - 25 TL ($8.40) per person - On this food tour, we still had to do a little bit of sightseeing, so on our way to the next restaurant, we stopped off at the Galata Tower for an amazing full 360 view of Istanbul. We got there right as they opened, so it was nice and quiet. Galata Bridge, Eminönü, Balık Ekmek - Perhaps one of the most well known Istanbul street foods is, balık ekmek, a fish bread sandwich. Located in Eminönü, and along the water's edge, you’ll find a handful of boats that grill up pieces of mackerel, stuff them into bread, and serve them with lemon juice. You can sit along the pier, and enjoy your fish bread sandwich, and not only is it good, but the atmosphere is also fantastic. Balik Ekmek (fish sandwich) - 8 TL ($2.69) 10:56 Spice Bazaar (Egyptian Bazaar) - If I could choose one of my favorite things to do in Istanbul, it would be exploring the Spice Bazaar which is also known as the Egyptian Bazaar. You’ll find an incredible amount of spices and herbs and flavoring ingredients from around the world, packed into the market. After walking around for a while, Ying and I decided to buy some cherries, and the friendly vendor also gave us some samples of fruit as well. Cherries - 1 kg. for 12 TL ($4.03) 13:35 Süleymaniye Mosque - We were in the general area, so we stopped in at Süleymaniye Mosque, an iconic mosque in Istanbul that dominates the skyline. 15:21 Kral Kokoreç - The next food on this Istanbul food tour is kokoreç, and it’s one of the Turkish foods I was most looking forward to eating in Istanbul. Kral Kokoreç is an amazing, sort of street food stall in Istanbul. Kokoreç is a delicacy of organs wrapped in lamb intestines and grilled. I ordered a plate of it to go alongside some bread and it was spectacular. It was one of the best Turkish food meals I had, I loved it. They also sold midye dolma, mussels with rice and spices, and they were also wonderful. Total price - 29 TL ($9.71) - for everything. 22:42 Grand Bazaar - After that amazing meal, we walked over to the Grand Bazaar, which is not only one of the oldest covered markets in Istanbul, but one of the oldest covered shopping areas in the world. It was pretty amazing to walk around, and admire the shops and the actual structure of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. I think the tea was 1 TL ($0.34). 25:47 Fıstık Kebap Lahmacun - To complete this Istanbul food tour, our final stop for dinner was at a restaurant called Fıstık Kebap Lahmacun (thanks to Culinary Backstreets for the recommendation: http://culinarybackstreets.com/cities-category/istanbul/2013/top-3-lahmacun/) to eat lahmacun. At first we started off with aryan and kibbeh, before proceeding onto the lahmacun, pide, and the special fistik kebap. Everything was delicious, but I think I really liked the simplicity and lightness of the lahmacun the best. Total price - 58 TL ($19.49). And that completes this video of the ultimate Turkish food tour of Istanbul, it was an amazing day of food! Music: https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/colourized_127065 https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/turkish-jewel_5347 Disclaimer and Thank You: This trip was made possible by Star Alliance (http://www.staralliance.com/en/round-the-world). The Ritz-Carlton, Istanbul sponsored my stay in Istanbul. I personally paid for all food and attractions in this video, and I decided what to do and eat. -- CAMERA I USE: Main camera I use: http://amzn.to/2dEL3hv Main lens: http://amzn.to/2e5Lum6 Microphone: http://amzn.to/2dEr9Z9 *These are Amazon affiliate links MY WEBSITES: Migrationology.com: http://migrationology.com/ Get e-mail updates: https://migrationology.com/free-updates SOCIAL MEDIA: Snapchat: @migrationology Instagram: https://instagram.com/migrationology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/migrationology SUPPORT MY WIFE AND I: Donate: http://migrationology.com/donate/ T-shirts: https://migrationology.com/store/ --
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Text Comments (4822)
Mona Toqan (18 hours ago)
You make me feel hungry
Haroon Jutt (19 hours ago)
I love the turkish historical places such as sabanci üniversity,topkapi palace blue mosque (sultan ahmetcamii) galata tower basforas bridge marmara ocean istaklal cadesi(street) civahar mall taksim iscuair kadiköy büyükada adalar kapadokia and every thing about türkyie and l love the turkish series aśk laftan anlamaz
Shlomo ShoahStein (1 day ago)
Eww who would ever visit Turkey !? Bad people litter the entire country , thats why they haven’t accepted The Armenian genocide.... ree
AVRASYA ! (1 day ago)
turkey is the best i am from moskow
Viva Freedom (1 day ago)
Turkish dishes are very close to Persian ones.
Yonca D (1 day ago)
Midye dolmasini nasil yedi oyle 😁 afiyet olsun!
Sartaj Hussain (2 days ago)
Mark your videos make me feel so hungry 😍😍
Berkay Yıldırım (2 days ago)
dostum şu el ile yemeyi öğren artık
Fahranaaz .E. (2 days ago)
If I was him I would've just excused myself from the video and eat with my whole heart lol... It looked really yum.
Erencan Şenocak (2 days ago)
ya çayı su bardağında vermişler. İnşaatçı mısınız siz?
KAYSERSOSE (2 days ago)
Hungry now
L B (4 days ago)
TÜRKIYEEEEE🤲❤
ANAKONDA ADAM (4 days ago)
türkiyeye laf edeni sikerim herkese afiyet olaun selamlar
KubraF (4 days ago)
Acıktım
بشار قراقوش (4 days ago)
Reis ya :) Adamin dibi
Amissa Spe (4 days ago)
The Turkish dishes are really delicious. Kebap , dürüm and more.. I think definitely everyone should try these dishes. Mükkemmel.
Maria Aguilera (5 days ago)
Enjoyyyyy!!!!!😳😳😳😵😵😵
Armayulis 1234 (5 days ago)
I love you turky from indonesia
Vrijheid Blijheid (5 days ago)
Turkije aardıge mensen en heerlijk eten ,mooie cultuur en prachtige straten met heerlijk eten .
Ozan Kemal (5 days ago)
Mark I saw that in the videos, you order it and watch people how they eat and you do what they do. you eat like us ! how turkish people it ! put tomatoes, onion, lettuce, lemon squeeze and it !
Dilek Durmus (5 days ago)
That is not kibbeh. That is icli kofte
Hakan Kbk (6 days ago)
adam bilmiyor işte mındar oldu caanım lahmacun . insan bir tanede dürüm yapar verir 'bak böyle yiyeceksin' diye...
Mahe Akbarian (7 days ago)
THANK YOU Mark! Great people ! hope the Turkish people understand how lucky they are. love my Turkish friends!
Selma Altuntas (7 days ago)
Adam acayip sempatik ve cok saf birine benziyor. InşaALLAH bu yüzden kazıklamazlar. Ben almanyada yaşıyorum ve bu kazıkcılar yüzünden Türkiyeye gidip kazıklanan almanlara verecek cevap bulamiyorum utancıma. Bende Türkle alakası yok vicdansiz şerefsiz insan her yerde aynı diyorum
GSfanOmer (7 days ago)
Was there any food you didnt enjoy in Turkey?
اكو عرب
WhıplasS25 25 (7 days ago)
Turkish food ❤❤❤
Aslı Örsel (8 days ago)
He was so happy while eat all the foods n its makes me happy 🙌
Deniz Salman (8 days ago)
I have been nearly everywhere in this world but turkish people and food is the best
Zxn Art (8 days ago)
Adamın tepkileri çok iyi ya.
Mahmut Parlak (8 days ago)
If your background music is Arabic, I wish you used Turkish music.
Tolga Nayır (9 days ago)
13:55 Arap değil biz
Tolga Nayır (9 days ago)
11:15 Arapmıyız biz 😡
Tolga Nayır (9 days ago)
Peyniri elle yiyo 😂
Tolga Nayır (9 days ago)
Ben böyle gezmedim ülkeyi la 😂
Yolanda Montalvo (9 days ago)
Wow delicious nothing like Turkey the best"
Levonardo D. (9 days ago)
I'm not gay but the first moment, when you put something to eat in your mouth is soo cute :)) - i like your videos 👍👍
Alperen Turak (9 days ago)
Yemek yemekten bunun kadar zevk alsnını görmedim
HennaFox (9 days ago)
I wish I could eat as much delicious food as you do and stay lean!!!!!
Baran Koyuncu (10 days ago)
Adama bok yedirseler oouuuuv amanzing der bune para vermişler bence çok güzel adam vesselam.
Metin TUNÇ (10 days ago)
Yuh, Galata kulesine çıkış 25 TL, resmen soygun. Sanki teleferik ile İstanbul'u gezdiriyorsunuz insanlara?
Crazy Horsea (11 days ago)
Place looks amazing and the food looks delicious.
Şahin Tuman (11 days ago)
Her yediği şeyde gözleri fal taşı gibi açılıyor ayrıca yemekleri yerken kibarlık edip çatal filan uğraşmıyor banıyor gitsin
noor saleem (11 days ago)
Love Turkish culture! Love from Pakistan!
ProGames HD (11 days ago)
Gardas türk mutfağı dünyanın en iyi yemeklerine sahip ne zannettin
Muhiddin Dede (11 days ago)
Kokoreç ekmek arası olmali
Muhiddin Dede (11 days ago)
Menemen ekmeği türk usulü ile bana aydın daha lezzetli gelirdi
Azmain Nur Shakib (12 days ago)
You should visit Bangladesh
Azva Komal (13 days ago)
I want to go Turkey.
Azva Komal (13 days ago)
Come again in Pakistan and meet me please
Tan Bayir (13 days ago)
I respect you , thank you
Shahid Seedat (13 days ago)
If you’re ever looking to recruit someone then please let me know! You have the best job EVER!!! 🤣
Logan Paul (14 days ago)
am Turkish but when you smile you give me the creeps sorry!
Saba YT (14 days ago)
Heyyy I from Georgia and I know that we have sooo goooooodddd eats . go in Georgia and eat:khinkali,acharuli khachapuri, our country is in Europe its small country but its delecious
fred mortier (15 days ago)
I meant sunglasses... thanx
fred mortier (15 days ago)
Hello, thank you for this video, I am going to Istanbul soon. you have a beautiful telescope, what is the model? thank you so much
Debbie Does Dallas (15 days ago)
If you didn't like it would you say it 😒
sufyan janjua (15 days ago)
Nice mosque
Kamran Daghighian (15 days ago)
Ay Ran Beshiktash =beşiktaş
dilek Cemil (15 days ago)
Bir ülke daha ne kadar güzel tanıtılabilir ki , teşekkürler ülkem adına 🙏
The Münzevî (16 days ago)
Adam yemek yerken orgazm oluyor bildiğin :)
Gregory Stewart (16 days ago)
Türkiye yabanıc basında 10 Milyon Dolar para harcasa şu adamın yaptığı reklamı yapamaz :) Tarihi yerleri ve yemeklerimizi gerçekten çok güzel tanıtmış.Serinin diğer videoları da oldukça güzel. Youtube'da bu şekilde abonesi yüksek kişileri bizzat ülkemize davet edip tanıtımının yapılması oldukça faydalı olacaktır.
MrFaruk PvP (16 days ago)
8:50 hızlı ve çılgın YouTube ya yazın hızlı ve çılgın bu adam çıkıyor
Ferhat Su (17 days ago)
l'm from turkey (lan benim annem menemeni daha iyi yapıyor kazık yemişsin)
Franz Joseph (18 days ago)
11:11 "Look at this amount of nuts" -Mark Weins 2016
Reyhan Burcin Yildiz (18 days ago)
Her yemekten sonra çay içmesi peki 🥰 10 gunde türklere benzedi😂
Ahmet Ozgumus (19 days ago)
Mark that Turkish sausage the you like its called sucuk you could buy that from most Turkish shops from London to New York
Mary Munguia (19 days ago)
Hi Mark about a month ago I started watching your videos congratulations it’s amazing all the places you have visited I am a big fan of food and traveling also I am originally from Honduras Central America but live in Phoenix Arizona since 2002 I would like to extend you and your team to a visit to Honduras think about it let me know we can make the arrangements I I can provide with the sleeping facilities and a 4 x 4 jeep to use for transportation as well to coordinate visits two different points in Honduras there is a lot of interesting places in amazing food that you would love to try
yerim Dar (19 days ago)
yes Turkish foods the best in the world
el dorado (19 days ago)
doların 3.5 oldugu zamanlae ah ah
AwAkE FoR TwO WeEkS (17 days ago)
5.30 u da mumla arayacan sadece 3 ay bekle canim
ens dd (20 days ago)
beyler bu kokoreçci nerde bilen varmı acaba
ens dd (20 days ago)
neyse kral kokereçmiş buldum. numarasınıda aldım videodan herifler harbi güzel yapmış. içindeki o sümük gibi olan beyaz şeyleri ayırıyor. (bağırsak yağı)
Bisso Mahmuod (20 days ago)
اكو عرب بالطيارة؟!😂
Brian Abrom (21 days ago)
This guy is amazing ! He must have a stomach made of iron.
F M (21 days ago)
How is this guy so skinny when he samples food all over the world?
Nadia Hassan (22 days ago)
Dinner luk like yummm 😍🙂
TheWildWolf23 (22 days ago)
TuRIKSH food is best in the world and ofcourse the people... love from pakistan
Tamer can (22 days ago)
Dostum seni anca bir deve doyurur..afiyet olsun
3rd Umpire (22 days ago)
I'm in plan to go out tomorrow to grab some Turkish food...your appetite for food is just as mine ;) thank you Mark !
beykozlu1453 (23 days ago)
I miss my citty. Napoleon once said, “If the world was only one country, Istanbul would be its capital!”
Faisal Abbasi (23 days ago)
Great I love this
Orkun Subaşı (24 days ago)
Adam her yemek taddığında sola doğru gülerek eğiliyor
Mark bro senin gibi yemek yemek istiyorum arkadaş böyle ballandıra ballandıra anlatmak höp diye büyük lokmayı yutmak gecenin 3 aga 3 ü çıldırdım amk😁😎
Yok Artık Ya (24 days ago)
o kadar iyi iştahlı yiyorsunki gerçekten canım çok çekti :)
Kalach Nikov (24 days ago)
Mark.. Stop MDMA ;)
Wolfsblut Graumond (24 days ago)
Turkey has a long food history/culture. It contains central asian food, persian, meditarenian, middle eastern and european with its own touch. what many people miss is the turkish variaty of soups wich are the best in the world!!!!!!
Hadeel Bashir (11 days ago)
Turkey is such a beautiful blend of East and West.
Sudanese Rapid Support (25 days ago)
please erdogan take me to istanbul
Sara Aras (25 days ago)
In Turkish it is not kibbeh but icli kofte :)
omar A (25 days ago)
Hello my name is OMAR ALSOUBANI Your videos make me so happy and you guys rock
That man in shade is like a photobomber behind Mark but in reality its just an ad.
Emrah Ruby (26 days ago)
turkey art and culture and I suggest you go one of the best countries in terms of food culture
Next Trip (26 days ago)
turizm bakanlıgımız büyük kitlesi olan youtuberlere belirli bir limit dahilinde bir kredi kartı vermesi lazım artı konaklama ücretsiz olması lazım adamın yaptıgı tanıtıma bakarmısın suana kadar 2.5 milyon izlenme (26.12.2018)
Maaz Ahmad (26 days ago)
I love Turkey ❤from Pakistan
Zeynep zeynep (26 days ago)
Adam yemiyor, gömüyor. Bir ara tabaklarıda götürecek diye endişe ettim😄
Şüheda 01 (27 days ago)
you are the bestttttt greetings from turkey🇹🇷
Paris Palpal (27 days ago)
My God delicious I love it I eat in Turkey cockroach I love it I love it I will go turkey very soon
Kursat Akay (27 days ago)
Mark ser ypu trabzon ankara and hatay kitchen any more teastinhg
Kursat Akay (27 days ago)
Mark my kanka very good
ilhan altınbulak (27 days ago)
Gördüğüm en rezalet menemen...
Emre Altinok (28 days ago)
8:49 Hizli ve Cilgin adli youtuber degil mi??? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdSztnhMOGzK7KHYD7iwSPw
Emre Altun (28 days ago)
Helal Olsun Hangi Yemeği Nerde Nasıl Yiyeceğini İyi Biliyorsun Helallan Sana 🤠🤠🤠

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