Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Kosebasi!






My friends always raved about Turkish cuisine, how authentic and yummy their Kabab's were and what a cultural experience it was to eat in Turkey. However, I never made it to Turkey. Not yet anyways.


Kosebasi, pronounced "Koshi Bashi" is a new Turkish restaurant which opened in JBR recently. It was voted as one of "World's 50 Best Restaurants" and was awarded as "the best representative of traditional Turkish cuisine". It was also cited as "the best kebab restaurant in Istanbul" by Time magazine (according to their website).


The place was well decorated, the atmosphere welcoming, and the food delicious. We tried the traditional kabab and Turkish shawerma, which is cut in sheets and served with yummy traditional bread. We finished off with a Turkish dessert and of course, Turkish coffee XD. It was as close as I would get to eating in Turkey, we loved it!



- to tender and tasty experiences xx

20 comments:

Aljoud said...

ohh my! your post made me droooool! >.<
The only turkish dish I had was in Geneva and I didnt like it AT ALL! it was too bleh for me.
but I'll give this a shot sometime soon! You're really good at this =p

Stand-Alone~ said...

looks yummy!!
thank you for the review

Ansam said...

Yummm! Doner kebab is so gooooooddddd
I want rose flavored turkish delights now hahaha

Liberal Khaleejiya said...

being silently foloowing ur blog for the lngest time - honestly i use u as a source for all the new places in town - i even quote u. LOOOL

Islander said...

I'v been to the one in Bahrain when it first opened in City Center, bas it wasn't as great as everyone said it was.
There's also another Kosebasi in Turkey, in Riena specifically, which is supposed to be awesome.

luluty said...

ma kent a7eb el turkish food bas shaklaaa 3ajeeeeeeeeeeeb :)
dear im comming to dubai to continue my study but i dont have any friends there and i have many questions to ask
if its ok this is my email luluty1@live.com add me to ur msn or send me an email thanks :*

Bahrain Fashion said...

I went to the Bahrain City Center one and I was beyond disappointed. Maybe its different in Dubai?! Anyways, Love your restaurant visits XD

Fastidious Babe said...

Aljoud: 7ayaty!! thanx lol xx




Stand Alone: any time babe xx




Ansam: yeah! doner was the shawarma thing we had! XD






LK: glad u enjoy my blog :)





Islander: well i didnt have anywhere else to compare it to, but its definitely yummier than lebanese kabab x





luluty: sure thing sweets! drop me a line will u x





BF: we absolutely loved it here xD

Limited said...

The best Turkish food I've ever had was in Turkey ... mmm .. I'll drool just thinking about it!

my family loves it there so much that I've been there 7 times! and those 7 times .. the food is to die for!

This is a must-try for me! And I think I should be taking the 'rents!

Fastidious Babe said...

Limited: im sure they're gonna love it too XD

Mi said...

YUMZ! a turkish cuisine would make my year!

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