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Many metropolitan Australians rely on take-away food and they probably assume the delivery comes from the restaurant they ordered from. But that’s not always the case; there’s an increasing trend of food preparation done off site in ghost kitchens. Many restaurants now use the shared work spaces to prep and send order after order. Seraglio Turkish Cuisine, a Turkish ghost kitchen, started serving online just as the pandemic was getting underway. Despite the awkward timing, they already appear to have found their footing. Seraglio’s founder Rajab Bacha explains; “How can we offer something wonderful to the consumer at a sensible...

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One of the oldest Turkish joints in Sydney, Erciyes offers soul food and friendly service at their almost-historic venue on the busy Cleveland street in Surry Hills. Established by the Saracoglu family, Erciyes started as a humble take-away shop offering kebabs and pides. Due to the fame of their delicious food, the business expanded overtime and the humble shop turned into a 150 seater restaurant. Although the venue often bustles with customers and staff, you can still feel the family-run-shop vibe. If you feel like having a light meal, you can try their soups. The lentil soup is quite filling....

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Many cuisines have their own versions of barbecue restaurants and Turkey’s is called ocakbasi. Just like at a fish & chips shop, you won’t need a menu to order; you will be presented with a showcase of the day’s special and meaty dishes waiting to hit the grill. Patrons would typically sit near the grill and watch the grill master cook their meat. This is the spirit of Grill Republic in Hunters Hill, where yes, there is a menu, but no, pay it no mind. Pick your favorite dips or order from their side dishes: bulgur pilaf, stuffed wine leaves, kibbeh, then head straight...

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