Food

Cheap Eats 2009: Bagels and…

Great food, low prices, lots of fun

Why go: One reason: the bagels and bialys (the bagel’s flatter, holeless cousin). You won’t find better without making a trip to New York—maybe. The place also stocks good-quality lox, whitefish, and sable in the deli case.

What to get: A bagel or bialy with nova or belly lox; a baker’s dozen bagels or bialys to go.

Best for: Stocking up for a week’s breakfasts or a party or other event.

Insider tip: The bialys last barely an hour after the place opens, so show up early.

Open daily for breakfast and lunch.

 >> See all 2009 Cheap Eats restaurants here

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.