- What’s On
Muammer Usta runs his family’s side-of-the-road stall serving only cold, boiled sheep’s head (söğüş kelle). It doesn’t sound appetising at first, but in a fresh bun and sprinkled with thyme and red pepper, it is delicious. Muammer’s great-grandfather got into the boiled sheep’s business in 1890 and Muammer took over the stall in 1976. His wife boils up to 60 heads of sheep daily!
A close neighbour and biggest competitor, Senin Ciğer, serves the hot version, kelle tandır.
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