Author Archives: Alan Dreiman

Everything Bagel Turkey Sandwich Recipe

 There is such satisfaction in having a simple meal that is executed perfectly. Turkey sandwiches are a staple in the bagel community.  This sandwich is made with turkey, cheddar, fresh heirloom tomatoes, bacon, mustard, and avocado mayonnaise, on an everything bagel. It’s the combination of many of my favorite foods, and the flavor pairings are […]

Western Bagel may not have invented the bagel but they brought them to Los Angeles! The first/oldest bagel bakery in Los Angeles is still going strong from its headquarters in Van Nuys. Let’s get into the history.

Western Bagel didn’t invent the Bagel, but they brought it to Los Angeles!  Evan Lovett created an amazing video about our history, check it out HERE!

Are Bagels Healthy? Is it bad to eat Bagels?

Whether eating bagels is “bad” for you depends on various factors such as your overall diet, nutritional needs, and personal health goals. Bagels can be a part of a balanced diet when consumed in moderation and as part of a well-rounded meal plan. Some bagels are typically high in carbohydrates and may lack significant amounts […]

Low Carb Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwich

This Smoked Salmon Bagel Sandwich is the perfect breakfast or brunch option. It’s made with a low-carb bagel, tangy cream cheese, smoked salmon, thinly sliced fresh cucumber, capers, and fresh dill.  Ingredients Perfect 10+ Western Bagel 2 tbsp cream cheese 3 oz smoked salmon 3 thinly sliced cucumber strands 1 tbsp capers 1 tsp fresh […]