Did my eyes deceive me? Montreal bagels in Edmonton?
I noticed a blog post from Loosen Your Belt last week where they picked some up. She said about the market -
"I have to say the biggest score was some Montreal-style Bagels. They are definitely some of the best we've had in Edmonton, but since the guy is making them out of his residential oven, they are still lacking (he uses some liquid smoke to try to replicate a bit of the wood oven taste). We tried poppy and sesame seed versions but have yet to try the whole wheat."
Thanks raidar. When I saw anonymoose's original post I was sure that I too had seen something in a local blog but could not recollect specifically which one.
The quote you included is precisely what I was thinking about because the "liquid smoke" v. wood fired oven is what stuck in my memory.