Best of Boston

1978 Best Bagel

Al Jaffe’s Pick-A-Chick

We deferred to our readers here. “Softer than Eagerman’s,” one wrote on her ballot. “So fresh out of the oven they’ll burn your hands,” said another. “I’d kill for an Al Jaffe’s onion bagel,” vowed still another. When we checked it out for ourselves, we found our voters’ taste unimpeachable.

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