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MarkG Nov 6, 2009 02:00 PM

is it correct that they now have a take out counter/dept where they will prepare smoked fish on a bagel. even an egg cream?? do they have sit down seating??

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    valerie RE: MarkG Nov 6, 2009 02:28 PM

    It is not new that you can get a bagel sandwich there to go. There is no seating. No egg creams.

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      pbjluver RE: valerie Nov 6, 2009 02:48 PM

      There is a bench out in front of the store.

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        CornflakeGirl RE: valerie Nov 6, 2009 07:14 PM

        They actually do offer egg creams for $3.50.

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        meinNYC RE: MarkG Dec 22, 2010 12:50 PM

        Seating, are you kidding when they get busy there is hardly any standing room. Yes there is a small bench.

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          Motosport RE: meinNYC Dec 22, 2010 01:07 PM

          .......and a small park across the street with benches.

        2. Motosport RE: MarkG Dec 22, 2010 01:12 PM

          Or you could walk West on Houston a couple of blocks to Forsyth St where there is a nicer park. On weekends stop by the Hwa Mei bird garden and see one of Manhattan's best kept secrets, weather permitting.

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            menton1 RE: Motosport Jan 6, 2011 05:48 AM

            There was a time when you actually had to buy a bagel from elsewhere and hand it to them to make a sandwich. But I think that they got with the times, and are carrying bagels for about 10+ years now.

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              2slices RE: menton1 Jan 6, 2011 12:02 PM

              I believe they're kossar's bagels. At one point it said where they were from.

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                Motosport RE: 2slices Jan 6, 2011 01:53 PM

                I asked at Kossar's: "We used to make bagels for R&D but now they get them from another place, in Brooklyn maybe?"

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