Istanbul Modern, the city's first modern art museum, sits over the deep-blue waters of the mythical Bosphorus and hosts many of the country's premier art exhibitions and events. Located within a revamped former government customs warehouse and just minutes away from the fame Golden Horn, this museum doesn't only house fine art, it also offers guests gourmet food at the in-house Istanbul Modern Café.
As The New York Times rightfully pointed out when it comes to Istanbul Modern, there is more than meets the eye. Café offers a mix of tastes, blending the modern and traditional, showcasing a menu that manages to be progressive and down to earth at the same time. With the bewitching Istanbul view, IMC is good for either a quick stop for drinks or a leisurely dinner.
Finding, creating and sharing different yet familiar culinary adventures is a passion shared by both management and the staff. With their attention to detail, the chef chooses only the finest ingredients to create meals fit for Cafés lucky guests. Keep reading to find out which dishes are my favorite and why Café stands out among the countless dull restaurants that seem to pop up every month in Istanbul.