For reasons we can't figure out, the restaurant scene in Brooklyn Heights is heating up, with places that are a notch above the previous tenants in culinary quality. One piece of evidence is Taza, an upstairs Turkish restaurant with admirable meze: the oft-vegetarian appetizing dishes that can be assembled into a perfect meal. We particularly enjoyed the sigara boureki (feta-filled pastry flutes), cacik (yogurt and cucumber bread dip), and fried calf liver. Adana kebabs of spicy chopped beef and lamb were also good, but some of the more interesting main courses like manti and icli kofte were unavailable when we visited.
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