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Bagel Pantry, Metuchen & South Plainfield

Bagel Pantry is squarely centered in Middlesex County with locations in the boroughs of South Plainfield and Metuchen. The two shops just five miles apart are tied by a confluence of rail lines, cross roads, and highways, typical of this part of the state. My long running search to find a better bagel in the […]

Bordentown Bagels

I am always wary of letting geography take a lead over my sensibilities when in an unfamiliar place. Worn concrete highways and gas stations distract as they cut into the mosaic blanket of forest and farm while panning the signs for Bordentown, New Jersey. The living remnants of the motor age occasionally give way to […]