5 & Dime Bagels, Melbourne
Ever since spending a sole week in Manhattan, I’ve bought back a love of bagels (as well as a pile of Statue of Liberty magnets) and 5 & Dime do the best bagels in Melbourne for sure! I appreciate the more traditional take on the recipe that these guys use and the sizing is much better as well, it’s not meant to be a gigantic circle of carbs after all.
You do have to get in quick as the top flavours sell our pretty fast and I generally prefer getting them without the fillings, but the one time I ordered in with cream cheese – boy, do they give you a lashing. These days I’m not as close to the store but luckily one of the bakeries nearby do sell their products and oddly, it’s slightly cheaper at $2 versus the $2.20 here. Absolutely must check out if you’re into your bagel-ly delights.