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Wise Sons' New Bakery Will Attempt to Bring the New York Bagel to SF

While San Francisco may excel at crafting artisanal coffee and $4 toast, the secret to the perfect bagel still eludes us. Our struggles with the breakfast pastry have been well-documented—from Buzzfeed to The New York Times—but now Wise Sons is getting into the heated arena. 

Refreshingly Unhip: SF's Best Bagels

Katz Bagel

Despite the local food scene going crazy over a slew of hip, new bagel makers in town (Wise Sons, Beauty's Bagel Shop in Oakland, and the Schmendricks pop-up in Fayes Video and Espresso Bar), you can still find refreshingly unhip, humble versions in SF. As the daughter of a New York Jew and self-proclaimed bagel connoisseur, I took to the streets of SF to find the best, most traditional (boiled then baked, never steamed) bagels–no long lines included. 

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