One of the top bagels in the county can be found at this shop with homemade salads and cream cheeses. Handcut nova and a full line of Boar’s Head deli products are also available. Visit their website to print out a coupon for six free bagels with the purchase of a dozen.
It all went downhill with Lenders, when steamy corner bagel bakeries—and their chewy, dense-crumbed rounds—were replaced by rock-hard cylinder packs—frozen, yet. You call that a bagel? Ugh! For the real thing, still hot with a jaw-challenging, shiny crust, drop by Village Square. Armed with the Sunday Times, a bag of these—and maybe a brick of Philly and some nova—you’ll be all set to tackle the crosswords, using a pen, of course.