What U.S. Cities Have the Best Bagels

People can be very particular about their bagels and while New York City has always been considered the bagel capital of the country, there are a surprising number of cities in the U.S. who have mastered the recipe for delicious, crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside bagels. Let’s take a look at what… Read more

Best Franchise Bagel Shops In America

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There are tons of different bagel franchises across the country, and all of them claim that their bagels are the best. Not every bagel can be the best though, which is why I’ve narrowed down a list of the top six bagel franchises in America. The following bagel franchises range from the far east coast… Read more

Why Is NYC Known For the Best Bagels?

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New York City is the bagel capital of American and home to the authentic kettle boiled bagel that so many people around the United States know and love. But why is NYC known for the best bagels? What makes their bagels so different from everyone else’s? What exactly makes an NYC bagel so special and… Read more

Best Independent Bagel Shops In America

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Bagels are a staple breakfast food among Americans. Since bagels are such a tasty and popular food, tons of people all across the country have opened up their own independent bagel shops where they make bagels and other breakfast treats their own unique way. When it comes to independent shops though, it can be difficult… Read more

Bagel Store for Sale in Maryland


Have you always dreamed of opening up your own bagel shop, but didn’t know how to get started? Beloved bagel shop, Shmagel’s Bagels has a bagel store for sale in Maryland. Right now we have two locations in Ocean City, MD and are looking to expand. We have plenty of franchising opportunities and will work… Read more

8 Things You Should Know When Investing in a Bagel Franchise

Getting into the bagel franchise is exciting and fun, but like with any new business venture, you need to do a lot of research and planning before you make the big leap. Here are 8 things you should know when investing in a bagel franchise. 1. Bagels Are Still a Hot Commodity If you are… Read more

A Brief History of the Bagel

The bagel is a breakfast staple in most households in the United States today. They are in your supermarket and in corner shops all around town, but did you ever wonder where our love affair with the bagel began? Here is a brief history of the bagel. One of the earliest mentions of a bread… Read more

7 Tips for Creating Your Bagel Business Plan

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The key to ensuring the success of your new bagel business is to create a strong business plan first before doing anything else. Here are 7 tips for creating your bagel business plan. 1. Parts of the Plan Business experts recommend the following sections to your business plan: An Executive Summary that gives a quick… Read more

10 Most Popular Bagel Creations

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Bagels, a carb lover’s delight, is very versatile as a meal or a snack and can be stuffed with lots of delicious fillers like eggs, meat and fresh vegetables. Bagel shops can be a lot of fun to run, especially when you think about all the fun bagel creations you can make. 1. Pretzel Bagel… Read more

4 Must Haves on Your Bagel Shop Equipment

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It is an exciting time. You have finally done it and bought your first bagel shop. It is a dream come true, but now you have to get the shop ready for opening day. Here are the 4 must-haves on your bagel shop equipment list. 1. Mixers One of the most pieces of equipment you… Read more