Bagels aren’t the only breakfast food available, but they are the only one that doubles as the steering wheel of a tiny bread car. It’s your kitchen and you can drive if you want to with today’s Groupon to Bethesda Bagels. Choose between the following options:
- For $39, you get a sandwich platter for 10 (an $89.90 value). The platter includes:
- Varied selection of meats and cheeses, including homemade roast beef, corned beef, chicken, tuna salad, turkey, and more
- Choice of two sides (homemade potato salad, coleslaw, pickles, or pasta salad)
- Paperware for serving<p>
- For $59, you get the Nova platter for 10 (a $129.90 value). The platter includes:
- 15 bagels
- Thin-sliced lox
- Choice of three cream cheeses
- Sliced cheese
- Lettuce, tomato, onions, cucumbers, capers
At each Bethesda Bagels location, skilled bakers hand-roll New York–style bagels to their proper texture—crunchy on the outside and chewy within. Bagel varieties range from cinnamon raisin and pumpernickel to plain bagels covered in poppy seeds, sesame seeds, and various other bird birthday wishes made manifest. A sandwich platter feeds 10 hungry friends with sides and myriad sandwiches trapped betwixt square bread or round bagels. The Nova lox platter tantalizes palates at parties, brunches, and ichthyologist conventions with thin-sliced lox and classic bagel fixings such as tomatoes, onions, and capers. Packed tightly into 8-ounce tubs, more than 15 flavors of house-made cream cheese complement the cold-smoked fish and dough rings with spreads such as chive, honey raisin walnut, and roasted red pepper.
From asiago cheese to orange cranberry, Bethesda Bagels has a flavor for every bagel eater to pair with spreads such as chive or lox cream cheese. The handmade bagels can be ordered one delicious bagel or mini bagel at a time or by the baker’s dozen. Along with the namesake menu item, Bethesda Bagels also serves all-day breakfast, plus overstuffed sandwiches, pizzas, and other snacks, including fancy cookies and their more casually dressed cousin, the muffin.