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Decatur: Cafe Istanbul

Cafe Istanbul is a Decatur mainstay. The interior is reminiscent of the Middle East. Their service is extremely gracious.

Zatar bread is a favorite of mine and their version was very good.

I ordered the vegetarian special: chick peas, spinach, and a wonderful collection of spices.

I had just a taste of the dessert. I can’t remember the name, but it is the shredded wheat thing---actually shredded bits of dough covered with honey. It is tempting and not too sweet with a good texture contrast.

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