Schmucks Bagels to open in Melbourne

06 November, 2015 by
Danielle Bowling

Specialising in creative bagel flavours and fillings, Schmucks Bagels is preparing for its grand opening on Guests Lane, Melbourne.

A tribute to founder Jeremy Marmur’s Jewish heritage, Schmucks will deliver Polski bagels – European in style – in a range of flavours, available for lunch and dinner.

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Marmur is working with Ben Avramides and Tommy McIntosh from Tommy Collins, as well as chef Simon Winfield.

The team has developed a range of innovative and classic bagels – ranging from rye to Vegemite – made in the traditional European style, steamed instead of boiled and filled with seasonal, local ingredients.

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Menu items include the Smokin’ Chick on a sesame bagel, comprising smoked chicken, tarragon mayonnaise, capers, julienne carrots and green leaves. There’s also the Hippie Slicker on a seedy bagel, with grilled cauliflower, carrot, cumin, hummus, house pickles, lemon dressed watercress, and tomato. The Miso Schmick on a sesame bagel comes with miso salmon, wasabi peas, Kewpie mayonnaise, pickled ginger, pea shoots and iceberg leaves; and the Schmoozer on a seedy bagel boasts hickory smoked beef brisket, BBQ sauce, chimichurri, iceberg lettuce and tomato.

Breakfast bagels include bacon and egg with tonkatsu; sausage and egg with Kewpie mayonnaise; or  the Blueberry bagel with a choice of almond butter or lemon curd.

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A selection of seasonal salads and sweet treats will be on offer, as will a range of sides and condiments including a dedicated range of crisps and pickles by McClure’s, as well as house-made bottled sauces, also available to purchase.

Schmucks Bagels is due to open on 16 November.

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The Hippie Slicker

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The Schmucks team

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The Smokin' Chicks

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The Vegemite bagel