Istanbul is a massive, sprawling city, whose area and population make it better to break the city down into its neighborhoods. Vegan IstanbulCanteen style lokanta are a good way to try various meat and vegetarian dishes. In Turkey however, borek is borek, and there are places dedicated to selling only borek. There are a few places to try cig kofte in Istanbul but although he’s no longer there, Orhan Usta is worth mentioning. A Few Other OptionsIn most cases eventually good places to eat in a city are found out by tourists.