people in diyarbakir are very open towards foreigners and you'll have a hard time paying for your own tea. mahya kahve evi (mahya coffee house), dicle sokak 2a (in ofis, just off the main street where buses run from bus station to city center), ([email protected]). open till late at night.
diyarbakır is known for rich dishes of lamb which use spices such as black pepper, sumac and coriander; rice, bulgur and butter. the most famous specialty dish from diyarbakır is meftune which is made up of lamb meat and vegetable laced with garlic and sumac.