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Istanbul Modern, Yaya's Home (6 courses)

Russian Hill, San Francisco

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$35.00

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Banquet (20+ Guests)
mediterranean, middle eastern, turkish
Local, Organic, Paleo, Raw, Vegetarian
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The legacy of the cuisine of Istanbul, the capital of four empires, is greater than meets the eye. It's Istanbul Modern. We tell the story. In this series, we will showcase Eastern Mediterranean home cooking with mezes and main dishes that grandma would make. We want to offer a home-cooked meal, no frills, just good flavor for a fun, comforting yet adventurous weeknight. Vegetarian option available, please let us know in advance. Yaya means grandmother, in Greek and Armenian.

Menu detail

Seasonal soup
Small Plate
We serve a warm welcoming with seasonal ingredients from our garden in Alexander Valley in Napa.
Meze 1, Driven by the farmers market
Appetizer
We make dolmas, taboulehs, seasonal salads with feta, tahini, and roasted vegetables; Georgian, Armenian, Moroccan, Iranian, Jewish and Balkan specialties. But we want to keep these open and not constrain ourselves for these weeknight menus.
Meze 2, Driven by the farmers market
Appetizer
We make dolmas, taboulehs, seasonal salads with feta, tahini, and roasted vegetables; Georgian, Armenian, Moroccan, Iranian, Jewish and Balkan specialties. But we want to keep these open and not constrain ourselves for these weeknight menus.
Meze 3, Driven by the farmers market
Appetizer
We make dolmas, taboulehs, seasonal salads with feta, tahini, and roasted vegetables; Georgian, Armenian, Moroccan, Iranian, Jewish and Balkan specialties. But we want to keep these open and not constrain ourselves for these weeknight menus.
Seasonal Entree
Entree
Lamb belly or lamb leg is one of our favorites. But we would not like to limit ourselves to serve you fantastic proteins at its best. We also complement our dishes with aged basmati pilaf or bulgur to carry the juices and flavors.
Seasonal dessert
Dessert
In the spirit of changing the menu as often as we can, we want to keep this dessert flexible. We have served penna cottas, argan oil chocolate cakes with tahini ice cream, baklavas served like millefeuilles with pastry cream, rice pudding with burnt honey crumble.

Istanbul Modern, Yaya's Home (6 courses)

San Francisco, California

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