If you walk past The Turk’s Inn in Bushwick, you’ll probably stop and ask, “What’s that?” From the outside, this place looks like an eccentric home you’d find in a small town, and the inside is a unique, impressive, and slightly disorienting environment. It’s modeled after a supper club in Wisconsin that opened in 1935 (also called The Turk’s Inn), and it’s filled with red carpets, vintage photos, gold tassels, a painting of a cat, and several stuffed birds. There isn’t really anything else like it in the city. The menu consists of various Mediterranian dishes like moussaka, hummus, and a variety of kebabs with things like octopus and some very good chunks of lamb rib. Start with an order of the dips, get a martini in a vintage-looking glass, and take in the space while you eat the rest of your dinner. And if you want a drink when you’re done, head to the casual bar on the roof.
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