Originally Posted by harvey_birdman
I love a bagel. But it's got to be a good bagel. Preferably made by hand by a 60+ year old person of the Jewish persuasion. Those things they sell at Dunking Donuts are not bagels.
Bagels are like anyhting else (pizza, hamburgers, coffee, sandwiches, etc.): mass-produced, made w/ inferior ingredients or indifferenct preparation results in a product ranging from 'nothing special' to completely disgusting. A good one, however, will give you a reason to get up in the morning...