New Yorkers certainly know their bagels and are perennially on the look out for the best one in town. The Consumer Reports magazine decided to help them in their quest and embarked on a “bagel tour” (among Thomas’ Bagel Thins, Dunkin’ Donuts, Lender’s, and Costco’s Kirkland Signature) to find the perfect combination of crispy crust, internal “chewiness” and freshly baked flavour; it also took into account nutritional values as well as sesame seed, poppy seed, onion and other variations. The result of the experiment, they found, are not necessarily what you’d expect.
Now a three-Michelin-star restaurant, Noma has changed, but not necessarily on the plate. According to Kenneth Foong, it's all about the way the team works, which is closer to a tech company than a traditional restaurant. Read our exclusive interview with Noma's head chef.