The Bagelshop Blog — Bagels

Brunch – Best Meal of any day!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON March 1, 2018

Brunch is clearly important to Canadians and is the best way to spend a Saturday or Sunday. What is better than waking up late, eating some good food, and catching up with your friends? Although it is fun to try out new restaurants, it can also be just as fun to host your own brunch….

Honouring Mom

POSTED BY Allison Aitken ON May 2, 2016

Next weekend, families across Canada will express their gratitude for the special someone in their life – Mom. These incredible women nurtured, taught, loved and helped you through life’s challenges. So, in addition to the cards and the flowers, why don’t you make Mom’s day a little bit more special with a helping hand from…

Montreal-Style Bagel 101

POSTED BY Allison Aitken ON March 1, 2016

What makes a bagel “Montreal-Style?” There’s a lot of debate about which city makes the best bagels in the biz. The Montreal-style bagel is different than other bagel variations in that it’s handmade with love and wood-fired. It’s smaller, thinner, sweeter and denser than the New York Bagel. Visually, it has a large hole and…

30th Anniversary Approaches!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON March 29, 2014

30 years of stories. At the end of April we will be celebrating 30 years in business. To celebrate this exciting milestone we would like to honour the years of hard work and diligence by my dad and my mom, and by all the amazing staff we have had over the years.  But most of…

Family Day Forever!

POSTED BY Liliana Piazza ON February 24, 2014

Once a Bagel family, always a bagel family. This year’s family day was a beautiful one.  Cold, but extremely sunny and beautiful in that winter way that Ottawa does so well.  We were closed as some of our staff have young children, and many enjoy their well-deserved day off.  I couldn’t help but feel inspired…