The Chelsea branch of the famed Murray's Bagels
(242 8th Ave.
, 646-638-1336) is a renowned purveyor of soft, dense, chewy bagels available in a wide range of flavors - cinnamon-raisin topped with walnut-raisin cream cheese is a great way to start the day. It's across the street from Rainbow Station
, and around the corner from East of Eighth
. The original location of Muarry's Bagels
is at 500 6th Avenue, in Greenwich Village.