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Simit is a traditional bread eaten throughout the Balkans and Mediterranean for breakfast and as a snack during the day. Often called a “Turkish Bagel,” simit are actually softer and lighter on the inside and crunchier on the outside than a bagel. They are typically served for breakfast plain or with feta cheese and tomato along with a hot cup of tea. At our cafés we serve our simit on their own, with dips, or made into sandwiches.

Enjoying a warm, freshly baked simit from the simitçi (street simit vendors) of Istanbul is an unmatched pleasure. But even in a city as great as New York, we were at a loss to find an authentic simit that had the tasty, crispy, natural healthfulness which is so common overseas. Customers today are global citizens with experiences, food, and loved ones from around the world as well as a renewed dedication to healthy, fresh, locally prepared foods. Simit + Smith aims to provide the perfect product to fit these needs: locally prepared with a global influence.