21 Amazing Air Fryer Recipes You Did Not See Coming

You expect the almighty air fryer to turn out crisp fried chicken, crunchy french fries, and other goodies with that key f-word in their names. But the air fryer is a lot more versatile than you might...

Sunny's Donuts | Ukiah - Mendocino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Last week I stopped by Sunny's Donuts in Ukiah, a Cambodian-owned, 24-hour donut shop. I asked for recs from the engaging proprietress and bought two of those suggestions. She comped on a handful o...

Grossman's Noshery & Bar in Santa Rosa [split from Black & White Cookie]

by seefoo 2 months ago

oh boy. i dont even know where to start. the place is FUN!! the brisket is fantastic and they actually told me how they made it, so i replicated it home with some reverse engineering. the c...

Bagels in Monterey County?

by lfgear 1 year ago

Does anyone know if there are any good bagels in Monterey County, California? Thank you!

5/1 Bake Love Not Hate Fundraiser for the AAPI Community, Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

This might be the best chance to snag a Boichik bagel . . . it is contributing 20 dozen bagels for the bake sale to be held at the Athletic Club in Oakland. "THE BAKE SALE May 1, 2021, from 1...

The New York Times Re-Starts The Bagel Wars

by patsully 7 months ago

It feels like this is going to go over about as well as peas in guacamole... "But no, to be clear: Emily Winston’s bagels are some of the finest New York-style bagels I’ve ever tasted. They just...

Homemade lox -- questions and advice!

Dave MP
by Dave MP 9 months ago

This winter holiday season I'd like to make my own lox or gravlax. I've never done it before. I was inspired by the NY Times gravlax recipe, which seems easy enough. But I'm wondering if folks have...

Product Idea

by thatkitchenguy 7 months ago

hello everyone, i was planning on making a product that saves you from burning your fingers when you have to spread butter or cream cheese onto bagels or english muffins, thoughts? would yo...

Saul's Deli Walk Up Window | Berkeley

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Starting Monday August 10th Saul’s has a WALK UP WINDOW 8-8 8:00-11:30 breakfast!" What a tale . . . a buyer lined up to take over Saul's Delicatessen after a three-year search, only to have t...

Bright Bear Bakery | Petaluma - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In December I stopped by Bright Bear Bakery on the eastside of Petaluma on my way north. Known for its "cronut", $4, I tried one iced with chocolate and blackberry. I also grabbed a sesame bagel, $...

Bagels (good ones, that is)

by MikeR 1 year ago

We haven't had this battle in a while. Is there any place - Virginia side of New York, please) to get a bagel that tastes like a real bagel and not like sandwich bread? When Einstein Brothers was n...

Call Your Mother (But not Often) in DC

by Steve 11 months ago

Call Your Mother has now several locations and has taken off very quickly as a choice for upscale bagels and bagel sandwiches. Is the extra expense worth it? I tried the zaatar bagel. I was ...

Best Bagel Orange County

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

This may be an exercise in futility but is there a decent bagel in Orange County? I'm talking boiled NY bagel, not a round piece of bread with a hole in it. For reference Noahs/Einstens is not a ...

Bagel frustration

by mwalcoff 11 years ago

I moved to Toronto from Kitchener (after growing up in Ohio) a few months ago, thinking that a city with 100,000 Jews would give me the opportunity to enjoy bagels again. Unfortunately, I have been...

Healdsburg Bagel Company

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My introduction to Healdsburg Bagel Company was last summer at its booth at the street market for the Cloverdale Live concert series. I had a chance to quizz the owner about his process while my ba...

Ethel's Bagels in Petaluma?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Another new bagel artisan I'm curious about . . . Ethel's Bagels in Petaluma. Anyone tried these? It sells via online ordering and delivers weekly to Sonoma County, Marin, San Francisco and the...

Old Capital Bagels in Vallejo?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Who has tried Old Capital Bagels? These were developed by a former East Coaster, hand formed and par-boiled in the traditional way. While on hiatus from selling at the farmers market, it is taki...

Bagel Bar | Cloverdale - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Bagel Bar opened less than a month ago in Cloverdale. This is the third occupant in less than a year of the drive-in venue across from the high school. I'd been eyeing its progress each time I went...

Boichik Bagels in Berkeley?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Boichik Bagels opened its long-awaited brick and mortar on Black Friday in the venue where Noah's got its start. Yesterday morning I stopped by the one-week old shop a little after 10am to find a s...

Barley Malt Syrup: Why is this item impossible to find?

by howlingwind987 1 year ago

I really want to make bagels at home, and I’m interested in using barley malt syrup, but I can’t seem to locate it in the general LA area. I live in North Hollywood and could use some direction. ...

Bagels, to freeze or not?

by zackly 1 year ago

I want to have fresh bagels for my Christmas brunch tomorrow. The problem is my local bagel bakery closes @ 2:00 today (Christmas Eve). These are excellent bagels that are warm from the oven in the...