As a national foodie, my tastes have been quite sheltered. My worldly tongue has been confined to the U.S. until now. I am on a quest to find the truly delicious. The perfect bite! I will scour the world until I have discovered this holy grail of cuisine. Beginning my travels in Turkiye, I shall broaden my tongue's horizons and become a true bon vivant!
The famous brand, Trung Nguyen, hails from Vietnam and bags of beans and grounds can be bought at almost every "7/11" and of course coffee shops. Drip machines and espresso makers are few, replaced by tiny tin manual drippers also sold everywhere. In this bustling city of a million motorbikes and a thousand tourists, it is nice and even crucial to sit and relax with an amazing cup of cafe noir.