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N.Y. style bagels in Asheville?

Jeff C. Mar 27, 2009 10:21 AM

I've got a craving after reading Calvin Trilling: Anybody know where I can get a decent N.Y. style bagel in Asheville, maybe with some Nova and a schmear? (Tell me I'm not dreaming.)

  1. jbyoga Mar 27, 2009 06:58 PM

    none I've found....wouldn't it be nice tho...?

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      Jeff C. Mar 28, 2009 06:14 AM

      Yep. File (along with Vietnamese, Ethiopian, and real Chinese) under "Restaurants Asheville Really Needs Now!"

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        LifeisGood58 Apr 30, 2009 05:14 PM

        Neither have we, so sometimes we ship nova, bagels, etc. via Federal Express from Zabar's in NY - it's the best.

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        Spreadhead Mar 27, 2009 05:41 PM

        Buddha Bagels on Merrimon is the closest you will find in Asheville. I thought it was better when it used to be Harry's Bagels, but it is still decent and alot better than that crap Brueggers tries to pass off.

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          Leepa Mar 27, 2009 05:46 PM

          Agreed. Though when the new owners took over, I found the incense smell from next door to be a bit annoying. It's not as bad now though.

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            Spreadhead Mar 27, 2009 05:50 PM

            Funny, I thought the same thing.

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              Jeff C. Mar 28, 2009 05:41 AM

              The only incense I want with my bagel is the (faint) scent of onion!

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