Mixed grill at Istanbul Cafe II in St. James
April 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Joan Reminick)
On a recent visit to the new Istanbul Cafe II in St. James, the offshoot of Istanbul Cafe in Centereach, I found significant kitchen panache.
Our party went through more than one basketful of bread to do justice to a mixed array of dips and spreads ($13.50), among them a first-rate hummus and babaganoush. Every component of chef-owner Sinan Yagci’s mixed grill ($19.95) — which included, among...
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