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Bob Barnett Jul 24, 2001 10:02 AM

From a post on LAEats on Usenet, someone brought up the inevitable local bagels suck as compared to NY.
As someone who's aunt and uncle had a Brooklyn bagel store, and wishes Noah's went out of business on Day 1, where do you get your bagels?

I get plain and bialys from the Breadman (Dick) on Sundays at the Ocean Park Farmers Market.

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    Muhlyssa RE: Bob Barnett Jul 24, 2001 10:17 AM

    The Bagel Store on Sepulveda and National, in the Vons/Savon shopping center. They also have nice but expensive Challah on Fridays and nice soups. All Kosher.

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      TomL RE: Bob Barnett Jul 24, 2001 12:36 PM

      I think the best bagels in LA are from Brooklyn Bagel on Beverly near Alvarado. Their poppy seed /salt bagel is my favorite.

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        Rachel Lee RE: Bob Barnett Jul 24, 2001 04:55 PM

        Unless I am mistaken, The Breadman gets his bagels (as I do and I see his truck there)at The Bagel Broker, Beverly and Fairfax across from CBS TV City on the Beverly side.

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          elisha RE: Bob Barnett Jul 25, 2001 05:50 AM

          brooklyn bagels is pretty good. but I used to get them hot at a place on fairfax that went out of business. there is nothing as good as a warm bagel out of the oven. anyone have a source for that. fresh warm donuts are pretty good too.

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            LBQT RE: elisha Jul 25, 2001 02:03 PM

            Last time I was at Brooklyn Bagel, they were fresh and hot right out of the oven, at mid-day. I believe they bake pretty much around the clock, so your chance of getting 'em as you like 'em is pretty good.

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            Sandra W. RE: Bob Barnett Jul 28, 2001 02:42 AM

            Only one place for bagels, La Brea Bagel Co., 7300 block of Beverly (between Fairfax & La Brea). They're closed on Saturday.

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              rob RE: Bob Barnett Sep 6, 2001 12:57 AM

              Brooklyn Bagel's on Beverly, not far from Alvarado, has decent bagels. Not as good as H&H in New York, but certainly better than Noah's. Forget bialys. I had one at Noah's: it was mushy, with chunks of raw onion on top, and the size of a small pizza.

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