Einstein Bros Bagels
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Einstein Bros Bagels Restaurant Review: Bagel fans come in two types: hardcore traditionalists, for whom only NYC's hand-pulled chewy rings (in non-frou frou flavors) make the grade, and those who favor enormous, pillowy bagels---the sort this chain serves, in roughly 20 flavors ranging from what the menu calls "classic" (plain, yes; honey whole-wheat, no) to Dutch apple, blueberry and chocolate chip. Admittedly, the soft centers do make for more easily managed sandwiches, such as the Veg Out, stuffed generously with pignolia spread and vegetable cream cheese, plus tomatoes, cukes, onions and sprouts. If the many sweet bagels aren't dessert enough, there are cookies, but since this Einstein is located in a university food court, there are more interesting options at other stands steps away. This branch is also open later than most (till 6 p.m., rather than mid-afternoon).