8 Do’s And Don’ts When Traveling With Food

I am the kind of girl who always has a snack in her purse. I’ll forget my keys, iPhone, and credit card but always have a Ziploc full of pretzels lingering at the bottom of my Longchamp. So maybe it’s not surprising that I’ve held up an entire TSA security line to Aruba because I had a tub of Moroccan hummus in my purse—hey, it isn’t technically a liquid … Continue reading 8 Do’s And Don’ts When Traveling With Food

The Bazaar At Dawn: Eating in Istanbul

“Hoşgeldiniz! Balık satılık. Hoşgeldiniz!” The vendor catches up to me a block into the waking bazaar. “Hoşbulduk, günaydın,” I say back out of politeness. He’s selling fish, and I don’t eat fish. Besides, it’s five in the morning. The fog is just beginning to lift as I make my way through Kadikoy, a blue-collar neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul. Vendors selling mussels soaked in lemon … Continue reading The Bazaar At Dawn: Eating in Istanbul