Culinary Backstreets by Culinary Backstreets (iPhone)
Released: Aug 31, 2012
Version: 2.0
Size: 294 MB
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Culinary Backstreets

Culinary Backstreets
Download the application for free and purchase each city volume of reviews for only $3.99 each, with a lifetime of free updates!

The definitive guide to eating locally and authentically in several of the world’s greatest food cities, including Istanbul, Athens and Barcelona – with more to come! Each city volume within the application is purchased separately for $3.99 with free updates to the database forever. Beyond the kebab, souvlaki or tapas – and what you will find listed in most guidebooks for these cities – lies a wide range of unique regional cuisines and restaurants with hints of cooking from all around. Most of these spots, though, are found far off the eaten track. With Culinary Backstreets as your trusty guide, you will know what to eat and where to eat it. 

Application features:

-Content provided by, the online global guide to local eats.
-The absolute best of Culinary Backstreets’ local correspondents’  eating experiences: hundreds of opinionated reviews of local and authentic restaurants, street food carts, bakeries, dessert shops and more.

-Search functions and integrated maps that make finding the perfect meal easy. 

-Vivid photos of food and the people who make it. 

-Content always available in off-line mode. 

About Culinary Backstreets:

Partnering up with some of the most knowledgeable and passionate food writers and bloggers across the globe, is a hotline for the hungry traveler, bedside reading for the foodie voyeur, and a heavily bookmarked index for those who live among the culinary backstreets featured in our pages. Dispatching from Istanbul, Athens, Shanghai, Barcelona, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Tokyo and Tbilisi (with more cities on the way), is a community of readers and writers who follow their stomachs to the next destination.
Praise for Culinary Backstreets’ Istanbul app:

“Finally, a guide that truly shows you how to eat like a local in Istanbul!”
-Anya Von Bremzen, contributing editor at Travel+Leisure, author of “The New Spanish Table”

“…. The insiders guide to the back streets, hidden gems and tasty bites in the glorious old city on the Bosphorus. I love it.”
 Richard Engel, Chief Foreign Correspondent, NBC NEWS

“Affectionate, funny and delicious. A must-have road map to the tastiest secrets in this beautiful city. I never leave home without it.” 
-Ivan Watson, International Foreign Correspondent, CNN

“The brains (and stomachs) ….you want guiding you through the vast culinary treasures of one of the world's most interesting eating cities.”
-Seth Kugel, Frugal Traveler, New York Times

“Brilliant insider guide to the best eats in Istanbul.” 
-The Guardian

What's new in version 2.0
- New cities added – Athens & Barcelona
- Added even more Istanbul listings
- Updated Istanbul listing with opening times, addresses and information
- New and improved design and usability
- More pictures
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Our verdict: Good
  • + Culinary Backstreets is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
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