Williamette Week: Keeping it Kosher
      Five local rabbis pick Portland’s best bagel. Rabbis' pick: Bowery Bagels plain bagel.

Food & Wine: Trends: Bagels


 Bowery Bagels/Kenny & Zuke's Bagelworks

When PDX's most popular bagel franchise went to the big toaster in the sky, it left a giant, doughy hole in bagel lovers' hearts. A hole rapidly being filled with the addition of not one, but two new artisan dough emporiums specializing in handmade rings. The spread:
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Opening Day at Bowery Bagels
Portland’s own New York Style bagelry has opened its doors on Northwest Broadway, complete with tile mosaics and boiled bagels with that unmistakable chew.
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KitchenCru’s Madigan to Open Bagel Shop in Old Town
Looks like all those free-bagel pop-ups were part of a down-low R&D: The Oregonian reports this afternoon that KitchenCru owner Michael Madigan has plans to open a bagel shop in Old Town, dubbed Bowery Bagels. The spot, across the street from KitchenCru in what was most recently an optometrist shop/art gallery called Ogle, will see Madigan, a New York native, creating bagels inspired by a childhood favorite: NYC's Glendale Bakery.
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Local bagel makers are filling the Portland area’s bagel vaccum
Since moving to Portland in 1987, Michael Madigan hasn't been able to find a good bagel. At least not as good as the one he ate as a boy at the Glendale Bakery in Queens, N.Y.
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Eat Beat Neighborhood News
NW Broadway: Looks like those free bagel bonanzas aren’t just a temporary balm to our bagel cravings: KitchenCru’s Michael Madigan has announced plans to open his own bagel shop this summer. Bowery Bagels will take over a former optometrist office across the street from KitchenCru at 310 NW Broadway.
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Bowery Bagels to Include CruMarket Retail Space
 Old Town will soon get more than just boiled bagels with the forthcoming Bowery Bagels storefront on NW Broadway. Owner Michael Madigan — also the founder of culinary incubator KitchenCru — will open up an artisan market inside the Bowery space dubbed CruMarket, highlighting products made by KitchenCru clients. According the Madigan, the retail space will give clients a permanent outlet to sell their products outside seasonal farmers' markets and informal pick-up days at the community kitchen.
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Mentor for Hire: An Interview with KitchenCru Founder Michael Madigan
MICHAEL MADIGAN, the highly respected founder of downtown culinary incubator and commercial prep space KitchenCru, has been quietly building a number of successful food startups. Cru, as it is known, provides a well-outfitted kitchen, expert industry guidance, and a fertile environment for intellectual cross-pollination. We spoke recently about his customers, starting a scalable local food business, and his take on future food trends.
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