They take 3 days to make, but some say new bagels in the Heights may be worth it

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Restaurateur Avi Katz is at it again, proving good things may be worth the wait:

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The man behind Katz’s is bring bagels to the masses — at least to those in or willing to make the trek to the Heights.

In a city with a less than acceptable amount of  legitimate bagel establishment, Katz and Houston-area attorney Gregg Goldstein proudly present Golden Bagels & Coffee.

According to Katz, these are real New York-style bagels — not the doughy soft rolls he says he see so often in Texas, pointing to only two other “good” bagel options in his Houston opinion — Hot Bagel Shop in River Oaks and New York Bagel Shop on Hillcroft, he told the Houston Chronicle.

He said this is why he saw a Golden opportunity:

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At the new bagelry, according to its website, the edible, golden orbs are made over a “three-day process that begins with creating a starter dough that is mixed with flour, malt and water.”

They are then left to rest overnight before being boiled in malted water and baked.

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Golden also sells craft coffees, and plans are reportedly in the works to, at some point, feature deli specials, such as pastrami and egg salad.

See y’all there!

 

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