New York City, which has the most restaurants in the world, invents new places every year. There are 17,300 restaurants to meet the needs of people in New York City, which has an area of only 320 square miles. There are 23 Turkish restaurants on the island of Manhattan. The annual income of these Turkish restaurants, which employ a total of almost 400 people, is estimated to be 30 million dollars. The history of Turkish restaurants in Manhattan goes back to the years when Turkish immigrants started working at Armenian restaurants.