An Evening of Turkish Coffee, Simit and Baklava

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An Evening of Turkish Coffee, Simit and Baklava

5.00

In this monthly event series, our guests will embark on an exclusive introduction to the Turkish tradition of coffee and its popular street foods, Simit and Baklava, with Basar and Zainab, owners of Simit + Smith. Ticket includes entry to the event, and (1) cup of Turkish coffee. 

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ITINERARY DETAILS

Hosted By | Simit + Smith
Duration | 1 Hour
Location | 1077 Wisconsin Avenue NW at M Street, Georgetown/Washington, DC

Basar and Zainab, natives of Ankara, the capital of Turkey, and Istanbul will guide you through a cultural narrative of authentic Turkey coffee, and popular Turkish street foods, simit and baklava. You'll learn about their historic origins, the place of coffee in Turkish culture from serving to fortune telling and its influences throughout Europe and beyond. Simit sandwiches range from $8.95-$9.95 plus tax, and baklava is $4.25 plus tax which includes 2 pieces.

Guests will pay host directly for anything purchased during the gathering. 
Plan to arrive five minutes prior to the starting time.
Ticket refunds require 48 hours advanced notice.


SUGGESTED MENU

Baklava is $4.25 plus tax, and includes 2 pieces.
Simit Sandwiches range from $8.95-$9.95 plus tax.
You will pay the host directly for your purchases.

BAKLAVA

Made with crispy filo dough, pistachios imported
from Turkey, and drizzled with honey. 

SIMITWICHES

BABA KUZU
Braised lamb, carrots, peppers, cucumbers, babaganoush, tomato yogurt sauce
$9.95

OTTOMAN
Hummus, avocado, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, mesclun, pesto, sweet pepper harissa spread
$8.95

GALATASARAY
Turkey, sujuk sausage, tomatoes, mesclun, chipotle aioli
$9.95

BODRUM
Tuna salad, kasseri cheese, tomato, cucumbers, garlic chili sauce
$8.95

ALI BABA
Kasseri and feta cheese, tomato, cucumbers, garlic chili sauce
$8.95

DONER
Roast beef, onions, peppers, kasseri cheese, white sauce
$9.95

SULTAN SULEYMAN
Chicken, celery, corn, tomatoes, onions, romaine, lemon thyme aioli
$8.95

COMPLIMENTARY

(1) cup of Turkish coffee