Sweet Leaf cafe: delicious Turkish breakfast

Having a close Turkish friend means I get to indulge in many parts of delicious Turkish cuisine, from Turkish coffee to Turkish Kitchen on Shattuck Avenue. Recently, my friend introduced me to Turkish breakfast at Sweet Leaf Cafe. At the cafe, we ate freshly baked simit paired with an assortment of
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A taste of Turkey in downtown Berkeley

Ever since my Turkish friend took me to Turkish Kitchen, I knew I needed to go there often. Situated on Shattuck Avenue, it almost blends in with the other restaurants and shops, but what stood out were the mouth-watering photos of dishes displayed on a sign in front of the
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Turkish coffee and fortune-telling

Being an avid coffee drinker, my goal is to try coffee from every country I visit, and international coffees in the States also easily grab my attention. When Semih, a dear Turkish friend of mine, asked me if I wanted to experience Turkish coffee one night at 11 p.m., I
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