We Torontonians aren't shy when it comes to boasting about our city - especially in regards to living in one of the world's most multicultural metropolises!! This enviable status is never more apparent than when exploring our deliciously diverse food scene. We're steeped in choice and culinary excellence! How amazing is it that you can take a culinary tour “around the world” any night of the week - rarely having to venture more than a few blocks. Simit and Chai is a relative newcomer to the Niagara neighbourhood's foodie scene, but it’s an impressive selection of Turkish snacks, sweets, and beverages have already established it as a community favourite (with a decidedly global flare!)
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Urbaneer team member Kellye MacMillan gave Simit and Chai a rave review after recently stopping in to indulge in a quick lunch in between appointments and staging her new listing in the neighbourhood. In fact, the owner of said listing - a gorgeously renovated 2-bedroom condominium on King Street West - says that Simit and Chai is one of his favourite spots to visit on the way home from running his dog at nearby Stanley Park! The combination of delicious aromas and dog-friendly patio seating was too much to resist and he considers himself (and his adorable pooch!) to be regulars.
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Upon entering, Kellye was impressed by the minimalist yet warm space. Warm wood floors, exposed brick copper accents combine in beautifully but never steal from the true star of the show - the food! Bagels and tea are the specialities of the house. She was torn between a Turkish coffee or a Chai and was happy with her decision to forgo the typical latte in favour of a beautifully spiced tea. While the bagels looked delicious she couldn’t resist trying a new savoury treat - a Borek. A Borek is a flaky layered pastry filled with spinach, feta and spices. Served along with a fresh green salad, it was the perfect lunch to fuel a very busy day. She had to run but can’t wait to go back for dessert (the honey cakes look particularly mouthwatering!).
Simit & Chai
787 King St. West
Can you imagine having such deliciousness-on-demand just a short walk from your own unique urban space? Well imagine no longer! We have a fresh-to-market (and exceptionally renovated!) two-bedroom sweet suite that could be the perfect pad for you! We call it The Summit Of Urban Living On King Street West, offered for 649,900!
Come by and soak it all in! 705 King St W. #304 is OPEN Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, from 2pm to 4pm!
Thanks for reading!
~ The Urbaneer Team
Steven Fudge, Sales Representative
& The Innovative Urbaneer Team
Bosley Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage - (416) 322-8000
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