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...

Ya Learn Something Every Day!

by ricepad 21 days ago

Mrs. ricepad and I were shopping together not too long ago, and she asked me to grab a package of "everything" bagels. I said I didn't want them, and suggested onion or plain, instead. She assured ...

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...

Dago Bagel • Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery • Antonio's Italian Pastries | North Beach - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 days ago

Today's National Bagel Day, making it as good a day as any to report on Tony Gemignani's bagel venture. Housed in Toscano Brothers Italian Bakery, Dago Bagel debuted in May. I tried an everything b...

Seattle Bagels 2021

by JayDK 3 months ago

Seattle has a lot of bagel places that I have yet to try. My old standbys are Bagel Oasis (favorite for decades!) and the new place I like is Zylbersteins. Bagel Oasis is the old guard of Seatt...

David's Bagels in Pacifica? Free Delivery

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Wondering if any 'hounds have tried David's Bagels? Apparently he can make either boiled or steamed bagels depending on your texture preference: chewy or softer. He has other baked goods in his ...

New York style bagels in Sacramento?

by alarash 3 years ago

what's the best bagel in Sacramento? My preference in New York style bagels which I ascertain have a balance of crispy exterior and chewy interior. I understand boiling them prior to baking and usi...

Sunny's Donuts | Ukiah - Mendocino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months 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 6 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 9 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 11 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 1 year 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 11 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 1 year 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 12 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...