Chefs and Restaurants

Emily Winston and Reesa Kashuk on Building a Bagel Empire in the Bay Area

Ray Levy Uyeda

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to find a decent bagel outside of New York. You may still need to get a New Yorker to make it for you, though. At least that’s the case with Emily Winston’s Boichik Bagels and Reesa Kashuk’s Poppy Bagels, two shops that are showing Bay Area residents what a bagel should really taste like. Both bakers started with pop-ups—Winston...