In Bagel World, Montreal Goes Global
Craving Montreal-style bagels? (You know, the ones that are smaller and denser than the New York classic, and baked in a wood-fire oven?) You might want to consider taking a plane to Sydney, Seattle or Scotland, because Quebec’s humble Jewish-immigrant staple has become a hip global phenomenon, with artisan techniques and organic ingredients leavening traditional recipes. Where has Montreal’s iconic baked treat been traveling lately? We tracked down bagelries around the world, and got the lowdown.