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Kismet Bagels and Kalaya to Partner This Weekend For a Thai-Style Bagel Pop-up

Two favorites in the Philly food scene will bring you crab Rangoon bagels and blueberry lemongrass schmears

Several Bagels with Thai-inspired schmears in purple, yellow, and green with herbs Mike Prince

Kismet Bagels, the husband-and-wife bagel co. that began last year as a quarantine pastime, shared today that this weekend they’ll be hosting a very special, very Philly pop-up. On Saturday and Sunday, the bagel company will be partnering with Nok Suntaranon from much-beloved Kalaya Thai Kitchen and Market in South Philly for a special Thai-style bagel pop-up. Preorders go live through Kalaya’s and Kismet’s websites at 9 a.m. today.

There will be three open-faced bagels on offer: a crab Rangoon-style curry bagel with lump crab, fish roe, wontons, and dill; a Pla Kamin curry bagel with turmeric whitefish schmear, microgreens, and kharee powder; and a blueberry bagel with rozelle jelly and blueberry lemongrass schmear. To get just the bagels and the schmear separately, preorders for Saturday pickup will be available through Kismet’s site. But walk-ups on Sunday are a possibility too: head to Kalaya Thai Market at 922 South 9th Street from 11:30 a.m. onwards to try your luck.

Five thai-style curry and blueberry bagels with lump crab fish roe and lemongrass schmear
Kismet Bagels’ Jacob Cohen, pastry chef Erica Pais, Kalaya chef and owner Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon, ChefXJeff, and Kismet Bagels’ Alexandra Cohen
Mike Prince

Kalaya Thai Kitchen

764 South 9th Street, , PA 19147 (215) 385-3777 Visit Website

Kalaya Thai Market

922 South 9th Street, , PA 19147