Adventure in Fine Dining No. 2 @MIKLA (Istanbul)
If you fancy yourself as a foodie in these parts, you’re bound to have visited or heard of Mikla at some point.
Its Finnish-Turk chef-owner Mehmet Gurs is credited by almost everyone in the business as having elevated the level of dining in this city to “haute”, not only for the height of culinary artistry it has achieved – referred to as Scandinavian- Turkish Fusion -but because of its location. The restaurant is situated high up there in the top floor of Marmara Pera Hotel where it commands an incomparable “magic carpet” view of the city and beyond. This time, “priceless” is indeed an apt description.
The food, the view, the service and ambience of Mikla – these should be experienced by everyone interested in the extraordinary, whether visiting or resident. And happily Mehmet Gurs and its manager Sabiha Apaydin have agreed to have five Protected content from Internations join fifteen Protected content expat food lovers from Protected content savour why the restaurant is in a lofty niche by itself among Istanbul‘s dining destinations.
They’re offering a special Degustation Menu for 80TL (usually priced at 110TL) that includes a glass of complimentary red or white wine; extra glass of wine discounted at 15TL. Think of this occasion as a special weekday treat - because you deserve it! :)
“Hamsi” and Crisps,Lemon Foam
Dried Beef, “ Kars Gravyer ” Cheese
Molasses Glazed “ Trakya Kıvırcık “ Lamb Entrecôte, Confit Apricots, Mustard Seed Mashed Potatoes
Grilled Shi Drum, Smoked Potatoes, Lemon – Dill Sauce
Warm Raspberry Soup, Vanilla Ice Cream