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Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. coming to Beverly Hills

Mr Taster Aug 11, 2010 10:53 AM

There's something awfully fishy about a Florida-based bagel company advertising bagels made from "Brooklynized" water.

In addition, the logo for the company is:

BROOKLYN
Water Bagel Co.

not

BROOKLYN WATER
Bagel Co.

Calling your plain bagels "water bagels" is an immediate sign that you're not from the Tri State area.

http://laist.com/2010/08/11/its_in_th...

Mr Taster
(Who had a Sam's Larchmont bagel for breakfast today and was very happy with it)

P.S. Finally tried the Brooklyn Bagel Bakery "hearth baked" New York bagel. Meh. Better than their other sub-par offerings, but they were small and neither chewy nor crispy enough.

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    downtowngrll Aug 11, 2010 07:44 PM

    Isn't this the store that Larry King part-owns? If it is I swear he said on air that it was authentic NY tap water bagels.

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      apple7blue Aug 16, 2010 07:37 AM

      This isn't a pre-judgement on the food, just a comment on Larry King--he's full of it, generally. He announced he was "retiring" after CNN already announced they were replacing him. I won't take his word for it, and wait till the place opens . . . Yeah Noah's isn't for bagel lovers--there's is more plain bread than bagel.

    2. mucho gordo Aug 11, 2010 01:19 PM

      Noah's makes the best bagel; thick and puffy with almost no hole for toppings to fall out

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        AAQjr Aug 11, 2010 05:58 PM

        That's not a bagel that's hamburger bun with a hole missing!

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          monku Aug 11, 2010 06:06 PM

          Noah's bagels are frozen and brought back to life at the stores.

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          apple7blue Aug 11, 2010 11:39 AM

          Keep an open mind . . . taste the bagels and then make a judgement, Mr. Taster.

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            Professor Salt Aug 11, 2010 12:48 PM

            I'll try and do that, but my expectations are very low.

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              Mr Taster Aug 11, 2010 01:07 PM

              I'm with you... but bear in mind that the good thing about low expectations is that they sometimes lead to pleasant surprises

              (Is that open minded enough, apple7blue?) :)

              Mr Taster

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                apple7blue Aug 11, 2010 01:23 PM

                Its open minded enough for me if you tell me if it sucks or is great after you've tasted them.

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