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Tardisgal Apr 30, 2013 03:34 AM

Just got back from Istanbul and I'm craving some Turkish food. Was lucky to find sour cherry juice at The Mediterranean Bakery in Alexandria but I can't seem to find any simit-only bagels and pita. Can anyone help?

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    Indy 67 Apr 30, 2013 03:51 AM

    Cenan's Bakery in Vienna, VA sells Turkish specialties. When I first looked at the list of breads (See URL below) I didn't spot simit which confused me since I know I've bought simit there.

    I next went to the Bakery link and discovered simit under the category of Turkish specialties. The second link will take you to the list of bakery products.

    http://www.cenansbakery.com/breadfr.htm

    http://www.cenansbakery.com/bakedfr.htm

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      JoanArkham Apr 30, 2013 12:13 PM

      I've also seen them at Amity in Fairfax, but I think Cenan's is better.

      http://www.amitymeat.com/

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        mscoffee1 May 2, 2013 02:39 PM

        I stopped by Cenan's Bakery today (Thursday). They had no pita today. After I questioned them more closely they finally said they only have pita on Friday and Saturday. I would call to make sure.

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          Tardisgal May 2, 2013 05:54 PM

          Thanks all. Will try out the recommendation.

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