Tag Archives: Gaziantep

Esma and Safiye Rakkase brawl over a pistachio nut-fueled metropolis


I’m sitting here crunching on tiny green nuggets of joy – a.k.a. pistachios. And this is thanks to my puppets, who recently stumbled upon some fantastic (in all senses) news from Gaziantep province. And Gaziantep province, tabi canim*, is the … Continue reading

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A review of Cafe Mangal, by the Karagöz puppets


Here we Karagöz puppets again, M’lady no typing! We use translator Dragon program for write for her, but it not understand we accent.  Today we make review of lokanta – oops – you say restaraunt America’da. So, today, nice lady … Continue reading

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Karagöz is dying for some Şalgam suyu…what about you?


Well, Karagöz really worked hard on acculturating to his new part-time life in America last night.  He snuck away from the quiet night that M. and I had at home, through the floorboards, and joined our neighbors in their after-midnight-after-party.  … Continue reading

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