NY-IST brand was established in Istanbul Turkey on 2013. The brand was found by Mrs. Merve Sibel Uyarlı Gunduz and her husband who used to work at White collar corporate jobs.

The first venture of the brand was NY-IST Cafe which was located at the hearth of the city-Taksim. NY-IST Cafe was located on the first floor of the building which was also managed by NY-IST as a boutique hotel. Soon the cafe and the hotel became a popular spot for locals, expats, and tourists. NY-IST Cafe was able to earn the title for” Istanbul’s Best Pancakes and New York Food”.


NY-IST started their baking brand- NY-IST Bakes as of the beginning of 2015. NY-IST bakes specializes in mini-one bite, guilt-free, artisan desserts such as personal cheesecake, rock star dessert, and mini cupcakes. 

Delicious homemade goodness

Merve's Kitchen And Bakery

Since 1999

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