Posts tagged Benchwarmers Bagels
YES, THERE ARE POTATO CHIPS IN YOUR VERY CRUNCHY BAGEL SANDWICH

Via Bon Appétit

“At Benchwarmers in Raleigh, NC, they take their bagels seriously. They use fresh-milled Red Turkey wheat and Einkorn. The dough goes through a three-day fermentation process. They bake everything in a 10,000-pound, ripping hot wood-fired oven. And then they stuff their No. 5 bagel sandwich with Lay’s Kettle Cooked potato chips. Because, thankfully, they don’t take themselves too seriously.”

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BENCHWARMERS BAGELS BAKES WITH FIRE AND CHALLENGES THE BAGEL ESTABLISHMENT

via News & Observer

Benchwarmers Bagels is pushing back against the bagel world’s geography bias. For what seems like forever, a myth has been boiled and baked into a kind of accepted truth. If the bagel you’re eating didn’t come from the New York boroughs or Montreal, what’s even the point? It may look like a bagel, taste like a bagel, lodge poppyseeds between your teeth like a bagel, but if hailing from all the elsewheres in-between, it’s treated as something less than the real thing.

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