Sorry NYC, the verdict is in and Jersey bagels are better. There's not much that NJ does better than the big city, but they've got you beat on the this one. Just the right amount of crunch on the outside; soft and fluffy on the inside; so fresh there's no need to toast; loaded with partially-melted cream cheese; balanced toppings. An Everything bagel is the true test for a good bagel shop, so in just this case Jersey does Everything right.
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