Wednesdays are typically healthy in topic, but if you've been following this blog you're healthier than me already.
Time to get nasty... (Hat tip Today.com)
The Bagel Store
in Williamsburg, Brooklyn unveiled the hybrid treat last fall — which
is 50 percent bagel and 50 percent croissant — but it just started to
gain attention this week, after bloggers on Gothamist and elsewhere discovered its existence.
And it's just the first of many bizarre carbohydrates the store has planned.
Cragel is the marriage of a croissant and a bagel," Ross Helrich, who
is an assistant to The Bagel Store's owner, told TODAY.com. "It's 100
It's a tricky task to create something that
has the delicate flakiness of a croissant but can also be sliced without
falling apart. Fortunately, The Bagel Store was up to the task, and
after a rigorous process of testing prototypes, the Cragel was born. "It
can be had as a breakfast sandwich, served with jam, whatever your
heart desires," said Helrich.
Proving they're not tired of the
food hybrid trend quite yet, New Yorkers are heading to Williamsburg to
put the $2.95 Cragel to the test.
Knowing Japan, this won't hit the curbs of Shibuya until 2024 (lol), so until then you'll have to tickle your cragel craving with Costco's mere "Old skool" 100% Bagel & 100% croissant. Get them here (B) & here (C)