Video Of The Week — Rainbow Bagels Anyone?

By Meera Dolasia on February 15, 2016

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Photo: The Bagel Store/ Instagram

The fact that New York bagels are delicious is undisputed. After all, who can argue with the incredible taste of the freshly-made hand-rolled delights that are available at the city's numerous bakeries. So how does one improve something that is already perfect? By adding a splash of color or in the case of The Bagel Store, multiple colors.

The Brooklyn-based bakery has been rolling out 'rainbow' bagels or what owner Scott Rossilo refers to as the 'world's most beautiful' bagel for two decades. However, though extremely popular with the locals, the rest of the world is just discovering them.

Photo: The Bagel Store/Facebook

Rossilo says that creating the bagels is so complex that the store can bake just 100 every five hours. To put it in perspective this is the same amount of time it takes the team to make 5,000 ordinary bagels. Since a bagel this gorgeous cannot be eaten with just ordinary cream cheese, the bakery has created a smear that features colorful funfetti. As a happy customer quips, "it is like eating cake for breakfast!!"

Resources: eater.com

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  • love k popThursday, July 20, 2017 at 4:46 am
    looks soooooooooooooooo sweet!
    • SmeagleFriday, June 30, 2017 at 2:44 pm
      no its looks like the colorful slime you can make. all shiny and rubbery
      • SmeagleFriday, June 30, 2017 at 2:42 pm
        eww too much food coloring! I would throw up if I ate that! it looks like play-doh, what if it really was. you would never know
        • soffles
          sofflesFriday, June 30, 2017 at 1:55 pm
          awesome!!!! I want one but I live in Florida!
          • iron manTuesday, June 27, 2017 at 4:56 am
            Can I have a rainbow bagel nowwww!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
            • meTuesday, June 20, 2017 at 5:41 am
              awesome
              • Paris Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 4:42 pm
                I need a bagel now when I look at it I makes me hungry !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • fluffly500Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:28 pm
                  I want to go there when I am in new York
                  • fluffly500Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:27 pm
                    where is the store address
                    • kidyoutuber
                      kidyoutuberWednesday, June 14, 2017 at 3:59 pm
                      lol scott from minecraft

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