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    Good Bagels

    When I go to the East Coast (NYC-Jersey), I can't wait to get to a real deli and get an authentic bagel. I am refering to the tuff crust on the outside and heavy, chewy, moist on the inside kind. Not what I most unfortunately find in SW Ia. grocery chain bakery/deli's. Are there any good bagels in Des Moines (Golden Circle)?



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    Re: Good Bagels

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    Re: Good Bagels

    Head up to Ankeny and get some frosted bagel bites at CJ's Bagels. You're welcome in advance. :)


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    Re: Good Bagels

    Quote Originally Posted by swiacy View Post
    When I go to the East Coast (NYC-Jersey), I can't wait to get to a real deli and get an authentic bagel. I am refering to the tuff crust on the outside and heavy, chewy, moist on the inside kind. Not what I most unfortunately find in SW Ia. grocery chain bakery/deli's. Are there any good bagels in Des Moines (Golden Circle)?
    You'll be hard pressed to find a bagel as good as those out east. Most people believe it is the water on the east coast that makes the difference.


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    Re: Good Bagels

    I've always loved Bruegger's, but maybe it's just the best the Midwest has to offer.


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    Re: Good Bagels

    I lived near DC for 2 years and I agree that bagels on the East Coast rock!! Not even Bruegers is close to a good East Coast Bagel. The other things that are great is the seafood and pastrami deli sanwiches. (There were lots of great jewish delis nearby.)


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    Re: Good Bagels

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Head up to Ankeny and get some frosted bagel bites at CJ's Bagels. You're welcome in advance. :)
    Not just the frosted bagels, but ALL their bagels. The asiago especially.


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    Re: Good Bagels

    Quote Originally Posted by Torks Pub View Post
    Not just the frosted bagels, but ALL their bagels. The asiago especially.
    I'm not a huge fan of bagels but CJ's is about the only thing I miss about Ankeny.



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    Re: Good Bagels

    OK-so where is CJ's located in Ankeny?



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    Re: Good Bagels

    Unless they've moved they are in a strip mall across the street from Hy-Vee.



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    Re: Good Bagels

    Quote Originally Posted by RustyClone View Post
    Unless they've moved they are in a strip mall across the street from Hy-Vee.
    Still there.



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    Re: Good Bagels

    CJ's ftw.


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    Re: Good Bagels

    CJs has limited hours though. Everytime I seem to want to stop by they are closed.


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