(wrapping up a few food photos from a recent trip to Turkey):
On the recommendation of a local, we went to Yüksel Balık, a good fish restaurant right by the ocean, a bit outside the city center. They bring you into a side room where recently-caught fish are laid out on a cold marble slab. You pick one or more, tell them how you want it cooked (they typically fry it), and get charged based on the weight.
I chose some hamsi (a type of anchovy) as an appetizer to share, and a spiky, fierce-looking turbot (a sort of flat fish, see below:)
Fried bones-in, the hamsi were very good, and fish-oily:
The spikes on the turbot survived the cooking process… and it was good, though a bit bland:
Overall, a good dinner (and sweet-dessert collection with variants on baklava).