24 January 2012

The Bagel

Ever since I was a little gal, my family has been practicing the art of dining at Jewish delis. One of our all-time-favorites is The Bagel on Broadway, with its fast moving servers, stainless steel tables, and red vinyl booths. When I was younger, I'd often order the corned beef hash with fried eggs and hot cocoa. My tastes haven't evolved much, though occasionally I stray for a lox platter with an everything bagel and cream cheese. Oh, and instead of the cocoa, I'm drinking coffee.

bagel lox Lox, cucumber, tomato, onion, olives, cream cheese, everything bagel, pickles, and coffee. 
Because, to put it simply,  I want my breath to smell as terrible as possible before noon. 

The atmosphere hasn't changed a bit over the years, the place looks and feels the same. In a time and place where restaurants come and go with the seasons, I have to say it's almost a relief that places like the Bagel not only exist, but persist to offer classic dishes, quickly, in a no-nonsense manner, and always with a side of pickles. calry bagel I've had the pleasure of eating here twice in the last month with sorority sisters from Knox, and let me tell you, it is such a treat to be able to share old traditions with new friends. Not to mention, we all grew up eating here and can now continue to dine in each others' company. Most recently, I ate with Carly, and it was an absolute blast. We were laughing non-stop! And after, we popped into Hanig's Footwear for wool socks, and left the store with discounted Hunter wellies for $30, because they were the display shoes - naturally, we loved the deal. hunter wellies

4 comments :

  1. Oh, I miss you two more than is healthy.

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    1. girrrrrrrrl, get your butt back to the midwest.

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  2. Holy crap, that's a great deal on Hunters!

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    1. I know right?? I was pretty shocked to see it myself!

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