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Food

The Dormant Underground Bagel Brunch Reappears With A New Pop-Up

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Belle's Bagels (Photo via Instagram)
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When we attended Belle's Bagel's first underground bagel brunch last year, we knew the guys behind the bready goodness were onto something with their handmade, high-quality bagels and delicious sandwich creations. At the event, which was held in the backyard of the owner's home in Eagle Rock, they had bagels made with Moroccan spice blends and a killer breakfast sandwich with bacon, fine herbes salsa verde, eggs and sheep's milk feta. It's been a little quiet since then on the underground brunches front, so it's nice to see that they're progressing along nicely with some pop-up events in Highland Park starting this weekend.

Eater LA reported that Belle's Bagels, which is now sharing part of the La Perla Bakery's space, will start selling their bagels (with variations between plain and sesame to poppy seed and everything, with cream cheese and possible lox toppings) as part of a pop-up shop there starting this Sunday at 9 a.m., and continue to do so on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., and Sundays from 9 a.m. to noon. It'll be a much more permanent thing on Feb. 15 when the Belle's Bagels owners, Nick Schreiber and J.D. Rocchio, will actually have a dedicated space and counter in La Perla Bakery so they can spread the love of their bagels on a regular basis.

It's a labor of love for the guys, who have been posting mouth-watering photos on their Instagram of their delectable creations and double-dipped bagels being handmade by Schreiber. They even put their signage up in the bakery earlier this week:

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Belle's Bagels pop-up shop starts this Sunday and is located inside of La Perla Bakery at 6645 N Figueroa St., Highland Park, (323) 208-9408