The bagel served its originators with the need for an edible reminder of the perpetuity of time that doubled as a vehicle for then-trendy poppy-seed anklewear. Multitask with discuses fit for human consumption with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of bagels, sandwiches, salads, and more at The Bagel Bin Cafe.
The Bagel Bin Cafe delights dough-wheel denizens with 21 bagel flavors to please a wide array of persnickety palates. With a bagel and cream cheese ($2.59) as your canvas and palette, create colorful combinations, such as honey sunflower with a daub of bacon scallion, to shock taste buds suffering from bouts of lingual ennui. Conclude overnight abstentions with pizzazz with breakfast specials ($5.95 each), including eggs and a choice of cheese grilled to golden-brown between a blanket of italian bread in the breakfast panini, or a six-piece serving of french toast with fresh strawberries and powdered sugar.
Human stomachs cursed with midday moaning hexes are silenced with specialty sandwiches such as the Reuben, in which spherical bagel cases perfectly encapsulate a piling of corned beef, sauerkraut, russian dressing, and melted swiss cheese for public viewing and ocular consumption ($6.99). Salads, coffees, soups, and snacks complete meals and fill in-stomach bagel holes. Relax at a scattering of well-lit square tables and hook up to free wireless Internet to update lox-aficionado dating-site profiles.
The Bagel Bin Cafe was named Best of Rochester 2008: Best Bagel Shop and Best of Rochester 2008 Reader's Choice: Best Bagel Shop by City Newspaper. Four Google Mappers give it an average of 3.5 stars:
- Great Casual Place to meet and eat! I loved the whole experience. Great Food! Great Service! Wonderful atmosphere! WIFI! ... I especially enjoyed the bagel varieties and their great coffee. The Bagel Bln is a homey, comfortable, relaxed social meeting place. – brian Geowey, Google Maps