For anyone who has delighted in the pleasures of a New York City bagel, the boiled dough scene in Charleston can be a bit of a letdown. Currently, Mount Pleasant mainstay Bagel Nation or Charleston Charleston Bakery and Delicatessen in Summerville lead the informal polls of top spots for a bagel. However, there seems to be a new contender on the horizon for best breakfast carb — Blondies Bagels & Cafe.
Located on Daniel Island, Blondies will be a "gourmet" bagel shop serving La Colombe coffee and other breakfast fare. The cafe is hiring now, so look for an opening at 245 Seven Farms Rd., Suite 130, soon.