Cumhurriyet Bayram Dinners 2013
Clockwise from bottom left:
Russ and Liz Whitesel; Ann and David Wilson; Donna and Chet Thomas; Cheryl
and Bill Surbaugh.
We met for hors
d'oeuvres and conversation at Russ and Liz Whitesel's house feasting on
spinach börek, yaprak dolmas, mercimekli köfte, dates,0ooooop and humus
with pide. From there we went to Oliva, a restaurant owned by a Turkish
family, for a delicious authentic dinner. Our waiter was the
college-student son of the owner whose Turkish was less advanced than
our rusty Turkish---but he was planning to go to Turkey for an extended
visit after his graduation.
It was a wonderful