There’s no reason to argue over the humble bagel. Sure, you most likely have your own opinions on what makes a decent one, whether that be a New York-sized bias or a longing for a particular bagel of your youth. Still, bagels aren’t a food to fight over — although their size certainly makes them flingable if necessary — but rather something to admire in all their forms, a labor of love that comes together for a schmear-covered, perfect bite. This is a collection of Bay Area bagels, each with its own strengths, be it the bite of the crust, the pull of the bread, or the fluffy-to-dense interior structure. Sure, every bagel can’t be perfect, but there’s joy in finding that just-right one.
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