A native of Rockland County, N.Y., co-owner Jenny Puente holds Bagel Boys of Suffern, N.Y. as her favorite bagel shop. (After her own, that is). To glib New Yorkers who parrot the myth that California bagels can't measure up because there's "something in the water," Puente notes that because bagels are boiled, any difference in pH or microbes would be neutralized by... More >>>