Cultured Palate: Best Dishes from Canada
| June 7, 2017
8. Montreal-style bagels
The bagel rivalry between New York City and Montreal is fierce. Bagel aficionados have been going between the two cities for years, trying to determine which is objectively better. In Montreal, the rivalry between the two top bagel bakeries have split up families.
To ensure you get the full picture on why Montreal bagels are so great, hit up both St. Viateur and Fairmount Bagel Bakeries. In both places, you can watch seasoned pros use a gigantic spatula to flip bagels in and out of the wood-fired oven.