Best all bagel in NYC? Check out this interactive map

NEW YORK (PIX11) – New York City is known for its bagels, and the possibilities are endless, but one man has taken on the mission of finding the best of the best.

The culinary project by Mike Varley is called “Everything is Everything.” As first reported by TimeOut, Varley spent more than a year trying out over 200 bagels from all five neighborhoods. The standard that every store was compared to: an all bagel with spiced cream cheese.

Varley then ranked bagels and created an interactive map. By clicking on a bagel icon, you are told the city-wide ranking, city-based ranking and the individual scoring for store, bagel and spread. Ess-a-bagel is the 14th best bagel in Manhattan and ranked number 35 in the entire city.

Who has the city’s best all bagel with scallion cream cheese? According to Varley, the honor belongs to Hot Bagels (P&C Bagels) in Middle Village, Queens.

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