Spread Bagelry, the Standard | Photo by Jason Varney
Wanna know if someone has ever spent any time living in New York City? Just take her out for bagels anywhere outside the five boroughs and listen to her go on for days about how no bagels are as good as New York City bagels. But you know what we do have? Some of the best regional variations you’re going to find anywhere (and the exceptional breakfast sandwiches made from them), plus our own booming local bagel scene. Here are six operations that take a backseat to no one.
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South Street Bagels, the popular bagel shop and Best of Philly winner for Best Bagels in 2009 and 2013, is coming to 1705 Chestnut Street. Adjacent to the John F. Collins Park, this new location will be known as Chestnut Street Bagels and will open this fall.
1705 Chestnut is the former home of Tokyo Lunch Boxes if that helps you picture the new location.
South Street Bagels [Official]
Schmear It, a bagel truck, is Philly’s newest addition to the food truck scene. The truck (which also serves La Colombe coffee), hit the streets for the first time last week across from the Whole Foods on Callowhill, and owner Dave Fine aims to be on the road full time by some time early this week.
The bagels themselves are from South Street Philly Bagels. They’re fat and chewy and Schmear It will happily scoop out or toast yours for the ideal crunch or filling-to-carb ratio.
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