Seattle already had a burgeoning bagel scene before the pandemic, but thanks to renewed efforts by some very craft-focused chefs, coupled with the long-awaited brick-and-mortar arrivals of heavily hyped pop-ups, the region now offers a bounty of bagel options worthy of consideration by even the most ardent Northeastern purist. Seattle transplant J. Kenji López-Alt made the contentious declaration in 2021 that the city’s bagels stand up to New York’s best, and we’ve added plenty of intriguing new options since then. Here are our picks for the 10 best bagels you need to try right now in and around Seattle.
As usual, this list is organized geographically. Know of a spot that should be on our radar? Send us a tip by emailing email@example.com.Read More