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March 24: Turkish Night with Ibrahim Tabanca

8 Mar

sold out

Have you been missing Turkuaz Cafe? Join its former owner, Ibrahim Tabanca, for a special Turkish Night being held at Petra Cafe on March 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Turkish music will play, with the possibility of a live performance, while you dine on Turkish delights.

MENU:
Starter Plate: Cracked wheat salad (kisir), dolmas, Turkish pastry (borek)
Main Dish: Sultan’s Delight (Hunkar Begendi) and rice pilaf [[Hunkar Begendi: Stewed lamb meat (vegetables for vegetarians) over creamy roasted eggplant]]
Dessert: Baklava, kataifi and a chef’s special serve with Turkish coffee

PRICE: $30.00 (cash only)

Contact Ibrahim by March 18 to purchase tickets at itabanca@hotmail.com or via phone at 662-801-3587.

Find out  more details on the Facebook event page here.

Turkuaz Cafe Closes

7 Dec

Adding to the list of recent closures, Turkuaz Cafe, the popular Turkish/Mediterranean restaurant on Highway 6, closed a couple of weeks ago to allow owner Ibrahim Tabanca more time to spend with his family.

Tabanca says that he may reopen the restaurant sometime in the future and at a location closer to town.

 

Turkuaz for Catering

10 May

Several graduates had the culinary pleasure of having their parties catered by Turkuaz Cafe this past weekend. Me? I stopped in on Saturday afternoon to beat the rush and enjoyed a falafel plate accompanied by fresh and delicious homemade hummus, pita, rice and tabouleh.

Owner Ibrahim Tabanca has been whipping up Turkish and Mediterranean food at Turkuaz for well over a year now out on Highway 6W at the Rebel Paintball and Mini Golf Entertainment Complex (yes, there’s mini golf there now, too).

The menu offers something for everyone–whether you’re a carnivore, herbivore, love a strong cup of Turkish coffee or have a craving for something sweet. Seating is al fresco on a covered patio and payments are cash only, so don’t bother bringing your card. Turkuaz Cafe is open Saturdays and Sundays 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

For more information, check out the Cafe’s Facebook page here. Special requests are always given consideration; just ask.

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