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Does anyone know where to buy a great bialy in West LA?

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naomimay Oct 8, 2011 08:55 AM

I've been buying bialys in New York for years. I fell in love with bialy's especially from Murry's Stergeon Shop, and have been ordering them from them for years, but it's just too expensive now, and I'd like to find them here on the West side, if possible. I frequent Santa Monica, Beverly Hlls, Venice, Culver City and even West Hollywood -- so if anyone has a suggestion I'd appreciate it.

Many thanks

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Bagel Factory
3004 S Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

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    Jimblomquist Oct 20, 2011 04:06 PM

    I suggest that you try Continental Kosher Bakery at 12419 Burbank Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley. I am a big fan of bialys and they are the best I've had short of the one's my wife makes based on Mimi Sheraton's recipe in her book "The Bialy Eaters." Not exactly the westside but worth the trip.

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    Continental Kosher Bakery
    12419 Burbank Blvd, Valley Village, CA 91607

    1. Das Ubergeek Oct 20, 2011 11:50 AM

      If Bagel Nosh is still open on Wilshire and 16th?? 17th?? in Santa Monica, I remember them having decent bialys, but it's been years.

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      Bagel Nosh
      17271 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA

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        BSW6490 Oct 20, 2011 12:59 PM

        The one is BH still does.

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          EricDC Oct 20, 2011 01:54 PM

          Just got a bialy today at NYBD on Wilshire and 22nd in Santa Monica.

          And it was good.

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        Clyde Oct 12, 2011 10:02 AM

        I grew up eating bialys in NY. i've found decent ones here at the Beverly Hills Sunday Farmers Market. There's a bread/bagel stand and they sell bialys. I remember once i bought them towards the end of their shift and they gave me a free one or charged me less, it was something like that.

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          BSW6490 Oct 12, 2011 11:17 AM

          I think that is the Rockenwagner stand. I have not had them but would bet they are very good.

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            sick_jokes Oct 18, 2011 11:30 AM

            This is Ben from manhattan bread and bagel, the booth who has bialys. We have traditional and a flattened pretzel and if you let me know that chowhound sent you, I'll throw a few extra bagels your way.

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              naomimay Oct 20, 2011 12:03 PM

              I"ll do that....thanks

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            sick_jokes Oct 18, 2011 11:32 AM

            Pletzel, rather.

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            ZoeZ Oct 11, 2011 10:16 PM

            Nathans on the 1500 block of Westwood Blvd, east side has a good bialy and his fresh squeezed OJ is fabulous.

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              BSW6490 Oct 11, 2011 07:44 PM

              The Nosh in Beverly Hills does a very good bialy. I would guess (but have not tried) that Barney Greengrass at the top of Barney's does too.

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              Barney Greengrass Restaurant
              9570 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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                andytseng Oct 8, 2011 09:51 AM

                don't know how they stack up as I don't eat them that much, but you can get one from Olio Pizzeria.

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                  Bob Brooks Oct 11, 2011 06:52 PM

                  Second this. Strongly.

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