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Black Seed Bagels is letting chefs revolutionize your bagel sandwiches

Ava Gene's Black Seed Bagel special sandwich is

Ava Gene's Black Seed Bagel special sandwich is a sunflower bagel with avocado, fresh tuna, egg crumble, lettuce, onion and pickled peppers. Photo Credit: Black Seed Bagels

Chefs' bagels are about a lot more than just some shmear.

In preparation for their East Village location's August opening, Black Seed Bagels is having national chefs design bagel sandwiches at their original SoHo bakery (170 Elizabeth St.) this summer.

Think unique ingredients like charred broccoli, fresh tuna, cashew cheese and wood oven baked eggs for these cheffed-up bagels.


The lineup includes:

Week of July 6th 
Ken Oringer (Toro): Everything bagel, trout roe cream cheese and wood oven charred broccoli


Week of July 13th 
Joshua McFadden (Ava Gene's): Sunflower bagel, avocado, fresh tuna, egg crumble, 
lettuce, onion and pickled pepper


Week of July 20th 
Jessica Koslow (Sqirl): "Green Eggs + Jam" on a Black Cumin Seed Bagel - Smoked Vidalia Onion Jam, Creamed Spinach, Wood Oven Baked "Green Eggs" 


Week of July 27th 
Mike Solomonov (Zahav): Za'atar bagel, whipped Bulgarian feta, olive tapenade and sliced tomato

Week of August 3rd 
Philip Krajeck (Rolf & Daughters): Poppy bagel, cashew cheese, wood-roasted beet and kale marmalade


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