Kadiköy

Kadıköy is my favourite neighbourhood in Istanbul for few reasons, first of all you need to cross the Bosphoros to get there, meaning that you’re basically leaving the European continent to enter Asia, and it takes 25 minutes on a ferry. That’s a physical and mental trip in itself. Secondly because they’ve granted and supported…

Beirut’s underground art

We always had a love affair with Lebanon, and not just for its cuisine packed with bold flavours and vivid colours, which sometimes our chefs take inspiration  from. There’s also a powerful underground art movement, particularly in Beirut, made of young artists, that are coming out from the ashes of a terrible civil war trying…