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When we originally published this guide, we hadn’t yet made it to Poppy Bagels (and the Internet had some thoughts). But we finally checked them out and are here to tell you to do the same, immediately. This Oakland-based pop-up is making incredible New York-style bagels that are perfectly chewy, and have a crackly crust that’s covered in a lot of seasoning (ready your vacuums - it will get messy). And the bagels are made even better when topped with one of their fresh, thick housemade schmears, like jalapeño, scallion, or beet and poppy seed. If you want to get your hands on these bagels, place an order online for delivery or pick-up in SF or the East Bay - and note the 12 bagel minimum.