Since 1987, New York Bagels 'N Bialys in Scottsdale has been serving some of the Valley's best real-deal New York bagels. How? First, they boil the dough before baking, which gives it a sturdy crust and doughy middle. Ah, perfection. The sandwiches are huge and delicious, and there's even a bar here, so you can wash down your bagel with a something stronger than iced tea.
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It's hilarious and pathetic to recall my notion of a bagel when I was a kid: rock-hard frozen rolls, usually six to a bag, that needed to be nuked or toasted to be edible. To actually be palatable, they needed to soak ...