Category Archive: Food and Drink

Turkey – The Origins of Cheese and Yogurt

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By Ismail Veli………. Its unimaginable to travel to any country across the globe and not find cheese or yogurt. These two dairy products have become part of the human diet and their popularity… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – August 2016

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy August 2016 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular… Continue reading

Alesta Restaurant, Girne/Kyrenia

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Alesta Restaurant, Girne/Kyrenia By Kathy Martin… After Alistair and I arrived here in May 2006, it didn’t take us long to spot “Alistair’s Restaurant aka ALESTA” and we said to ourselves “One day… Continue reading

Kervan Restaurant, Karaoğlanoğlu on 14th June 2016

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Kervan Restaurant, Karaoğlanoğlu By Kathy Martin… Tuesday 14th June 2016 as I was over on the other (west) side of Girne/Kyrenia, for the NCCT coffee morning, not somewhere I frequent as usual, I… Continue reading

Delta Cafe-Bar and restaurant

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Delta Cafe-Bar and restaurant By Kathy Martin… Having written a few restaurant reviews, decided it was time I wrote about another of my favourite lunch time venues, namely the Delta Cafe-Bar and restaurant.… Continue reading

North Cyprus Fab Fodder Update No 2 – Acmenya, Alsancak

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By KarsiyakaKaren….. So this update stays in Alsancak (note to self to broaden my horizons a bit and go a bit further afield for the next update!), and we find ourselves at “Açmenya”… Continue reading

North Cyprus Fab Fodder – A guide to great places to eat The Red Lion

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By KarsiyakaKaren….. Update number 1 -The Red Lion Alsancak As a new resident on this beautiful island I am slowly finding my way round the good, the bad and the ugly of some… Continue reading

Whiskey Joe’s Bar, Kyrenia

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By Margaret Sheard….. What nicer on a warm Sunday afternoon in North Cyprus than to go out for Sunday Lunch and this week we chose Whiskey Joe’s which is situated in the picturesque… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – March 2016

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy March 2016 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) visit the Munich Hofbräuhaus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) TFR visits the Munich Hofbräuhaus By Ralph Kratzer Bavaria is world famous for its beer, the association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC,short TFR, is known… Continue reading

Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Day at Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Pancake Day at Food Lodge Bakery & Bistro in Catalköy By Ralph Kratzer Again Shrove Tuesday is coming and again our TFR-members Sonja and Latifa plan a nice… Continue reading

Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) event – Prosecco and Cake Party

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Prosecco and Cake Party in aid of Tulips   By Carole King and Sue Tilt…. We were told about an unusual Tulips fundraiser which came about when Barbara and Jeff Osborne invited a… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – December 2015

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy December 2015 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular event!… Continue reading

Jamie sings on Macaron Sundays in Alsancak

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Jamie sings on Macaron Sundays in Alsancak By Jamie……. Go an enjoy  a fantastic Sunday lunch at the wonderful Macaron Restuarant in Alsancak. Let Emrullah and his staff serve you with free meezes, and… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – October 2015

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy October 2015 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular event!… Continue reading

Sah Marketplace in Catalkoy – Passionate about recycling

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Şah Marketplace in Çatalköy A supermarket with a difference   By Margaret Sheard…. When I came to live in the TRNC almost 12 years ago, there was a limited number of large supermarkets… Continue reading

Near East Bank, Lefkosa – Mothers Day Book launch

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Book Launch at Near East Bank, Lefkoşa to celebrate Mothers’ Day By Margaret Sheard…. We were invited to a book launch at Near East Bank in Lefkoşa on Friday 8th May but unfortunately… Continue reading

Totally IN(N) – New Restaurant and Beach Club in Lapta

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Totally In(n) New Restaurant and Beach Club in Lapta By Ralph Kratzer Last week I ran into Ün Bitlis, an old friend from my early days in North Cyprus more than 10 years… Continue reading