05/13/14 12:10pm

The New York City bagel’s British cousin.

In London they call them beigels and serve them with salt beef. The iconic New York City baked good seems to being undergoing a bit of a renaissance these days. That’s a good thing because the bready coffee cart bagel is a real shonda.  I haven’t been to Black Seed Bagels just yet, but the Montreal style bagel shop has been garnering Cronut level attention. Their sandwich of whitefish salad, cream cheese, and sweet cucumber sounds splendid.  Whitefish salad on a garlic or everything bagel is perhaps is one of my favorites. When I’m feeling especially flush I’ll go for the Russ & Daugher’s meshugge. And sometimes there’s nothing better than a toasted plain bagel slathered with butter. So here’s what I’d like to know, how do you take your bagel?  Tell me in the comments or hit me on the Twitter, @JoeDiStefano.