AN EVENING OF TURKISH COFFEE, SIMIT AND BAKLAVA

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AN EVENING OF TURKISH COFFEE, SIMIT AND BAKLAVA

5.00

Upcoming Dates: 1/16, 2/20, 3/20
The group will embark on an exclusive introduction to the Turkish tradition through an exclusive tour of the cafe's menu, including coffee and its popular street foods, Simit and Baklava, while getting to know Turkey through the experiences of Basar and Zeynep, owners of Simit + Smith DC. 

Your $5 ticket gets your entry to the event and is good for (1) cup of Turkish coffee with your purchase of a Simit sandwich or baklava.  

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ITINERARY DETAILS

Hosted By | Simit + Smith
Duration | 30 minute talk while gathering dines and mingles at leisure
Location | 1077 Wisconsin Avenue NW at M Street, Georgetown/Washington, DC
Capacity | Minimum 6 RSVPS required / Maximum 12 Seats / Sale closes 24 hours in advance
Ticket holders will be notified 24 hours before event if minimum not met and issued refund

In this monthly culture talk, Basar and Zeynep, 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 through the cafe's menu to inspire your dinner choices. 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 while also discovering Turkey through the experiences of your hosts. You're encouraged to try Simit sandwiches, which range from $8.95-$9.95 plus tax, specialty drinks including Turkish coffee, and the cafe's delicious baklava at $4.25 plus tax, which includes 2 pieces.

Guests will pay host directly for purchases made 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.
Cafe beverages including Turkish coffee range in price.
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