New York Bagels... #itsthewater

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  1. freds

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    One day in February, a notice appeared on the website San Francisco Eater. An unknown outfit called Eastside Bagels was hosting a pop-up at a Mission District bar called Dear Mom. One morning only: actual New York bagels, with schmear, lox or pastrami. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

    But even before Sonya Haines pulled out her slicing knife, she was in well over her head. She had 10 dozen bagels (five plain, five everything) overnighted to herself, and by 10:30 a.m. there were more than 200 people standing on the 16th Street sidewalk in the rain. When you offer an East Coast Jewish transplant the possibility of a fresh New York bagel on a Sunday morning, you arouse a lot of yearning. Californians, spoiled by Platonic produce, excellent burritos and fine-art coffee, have a tormented relationship with this particular food item. Even expert local bakers, like Joe Wolf, the owner of Marla Bakery, concede, ‘‘San Francisco has struggled with the bagel.’’

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/26/m...o-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

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    I know its the water,i'm orig. from Jersey.
     
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    i don't believe in the "water" theory. we just need more Jews out west.
     
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    tell me about it.
     
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    needs more ketchup.
     
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    look at gilaet's bready fail bagel.

    kill it.
     
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    If they'd just take the time to boil them there wouldn't be such a drop off in quality.
     
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    Achieving the right crust is foremost. ‘‘That’s the hardest thing, that outer crunch,’’ Davis told me. He recalled that his father described the bagel as ‘‘a doughnut dipped in cement.’’

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    All this proves is that a lot of gays like bagels.
     
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    You gots tones of Jews out west and you still don't get good bagels. LA is full of Jews.

    You are not going to get good bagels out there until you learn to love bagels with lox and cream cheese. Then you will realize that bagels are not supposed to be sweet.
     
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    P.S. We Don't need more Jews anywhere.
     
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    Boil the bagel in a weak lye solution and you will get the crust. It's easy.
     
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    Howard said the other day there are only 14 million in the world. hard to fathom.
     
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    If you think a bagel is complimented by alfalfa and bean sprouts you will never get a good bagel.
     
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    not for Californians, apparently.
     
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    Howard says he has 500 million subscribers .
     
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    Refined white flours, carbs, sodiums. empty calories.

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