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Bagels in Wicker Park

VeggieBooty May 29, 2007 08:03 AM

Some good friends of mine have recently moved from NYC to Chicago and are desperately seeking good NY style bagels. They live in Wicker Park. Does anyone have any recommendations?


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    JJ. RE: VeggieBooty May 29, 2007 08:34 AM

    I am not aware of a great bagel place in Wicker Park. I therefore usually head east on North Avenue to New York Bagel Deli at 1001 W. North Ave, which is a short drive away )(depending on traffic).

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      rubinow RE: VeggieBooty May 29, 2007 08:35 AM

      Good bagels are rare in Chicago (sigh). NY style bagels seem to only live in NY (or in Skokie, but that's not near Wicker Park). There's a place called New York Bagel and Biali up there.

      I like the Chicago Bagel Authority on Armitage in Lincoln Park...they've got good sandwiches and they make the bagels themselves.

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