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Joshua Pollack Is on a Roll With Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen

Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen 725 East 26th Avenue 720-440-9880 rosenbergsbagels.com

To make the perfect bagel, you need three key components: a great recipe, a flexible process managed by a knowledgeable bagel maker, and New York water, says Joshua Pollack. That's a very specific formula, but it seems accurate — at least judging from the customers who wait in winding lines at Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen. Last month, sixty people rushed over after the Facebook announcement that Pollack's place was finally open: Denver has been waiting a long time for a good bagel. See also: Behind the Scenes at Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen