LES BAGELS | Diet Tomorrow

Being as active as I am, I find myself feeling peckish at odd times of the day (case in point, right after merienda) Being in Mckinley Hill, I remembered reading that there was this great New York inspired bagel place headed by New York Native Chef Cuit Kaufman (Borough, Nolita). So when I spotted Tuscany from the road, I knew I had to make a quick detour. photo lesbagels-1130081_zps8c50a1b4.jpg

Immediately upon entering, I noticed that the sweets were front and center. At arm’s reach even!

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Figured dessert would mess up my macros, I decided a bagel would be a better bet. Until I saw the cream cheese selection, oh well, minsan minsan lang naman. I might as well do a food review!

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What interested me right away were these two, the garlic and chive and bacon and cheddar.

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then these… sundried tomato and basil sounds like a good one. Lox is a crowd favorite, Nova-style cold smoked salmon and cream cheese!

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Of course the the bagels, which were numerous in variety. Plain, wheat, sesame seeds, you name it! Bagel care instructions also included.

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The cream cheese offerings also listed, lest you forget.

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I finally decided on the The L.E.S. Addiction which is a pumpernickle bagel with chived cream cheese, smoked salmon, tomatoes, onions and capers! The thing was massive. Like I was trying to overdose on cream cheese and carbs. Managed to finish all of it though!

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Like I said. Not for the fainthearted. I felt I was going to grow a Williamsburg beard after chowing down on this oversized bagel sandwich.

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The restaurant had a great feel and ambience. I dined during their quieter hours so service was very quick.

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No lack of plates here.

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Tasteful decor. Nothing too theme-ish about the place.

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Look at that beauty!

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This beauty too!

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Highly recommended. Bring your friends!

L.E.S. Bagels

MCKINLEY HILL

PHONE: +632 804-0423

+63 915-2585685

ADDRESS: Tuscany, Upper McKinley Road, McKinley Hill, Taguig City

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