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Döner is one of the most special tastes of Turkish cuisine. The history of this dish, which takes its name from the cooking technique by rotating, dates back to 600 BC. According to the records, the first regions where this technique was used are today’s Iran and Egypt.
Mostly beef or chicken pieces are wrapped around a stick and slowly fried, preferably over a wood fire. Döner, which is the top of the list of Turkish street food, can be served with bread, rice and yoghurt.
The Turks, who went to Germany as migrant workers since the 1960s, started to create their own regions over time. Of course, they carried the food-drinking culture in the first place. In this way, the Germans, who met with doner and kebab, loved this street delicacy very much. Döner is one of the most preferred street foods among young people in most of Europe, especially in Germany.
Döner kebab is known in almost every region of Turkey and it is done well. There are also many doner shops in Istanbul. The most well-known of these are already found on various travel sites and apps. Relatively less known, relatively low-priced, local döner kebab shops in Istanbul are as follows: