Is it something in the water? Or is just the skill and experience of a new generation of bakers? Either way, these deserve a nosh!
Nutty Black-and-White Sesame Bagel, New Wave Market, Scottsdale, AZ
Wood-Fired Everything Bagel, Daily Driver, San Francisco
Herby Za'atar Bagel, Maury's, Los Angeles
Flavor-Packed Everything Bagel, Baron Baking, Berkeley, CA
Super-Seedy Poppy-Seed Bagel, Bernstein's Bagels, Portland, Oregon
Cinnamon Raisin Bagel, Eltana, Seattle