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Vefa Bozacisi

Hacı Kadın Mh., Katip Çelebi Caddesi 104, 34134 Istanbul, Turkey

This immaculate 1930s café with glittering mosaic columns serves two mildly fermented drinks: sira, from grape juice, in summer; boza, from millet, in winter. You can buy Vefa’s vinegar, 3 degrees proof rather than the usual 6, a secret of good Turkish cooking.

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