The article on two new (nonkosher certified) bagel bakeries in NY has me wondering -- does anyone know of a genuinely good bagel bakery in NYC that is kosher ?
By good I mean -- not huge and puffy. Not too sweet. Chewy and a little dense like they used to be.
Bagel Boss on 1st and 15th street (and maybe in Murray Hill too). Kosser's Bialys on the LES.
Fairway's bagels are pretty good too.
Fairway bagels are the real thing, pretty authentic (I think). And a bagel maven I know says that the Williamsburg bagels at the corner of Division and the rutledge is genuine. Others are keen on Bagel Hole on Coney Island Avenue, but I think that is a different taste and thinner bagels