Free Bagels Today @ New York Bakery Co, Canvey Street

Franco Milazzo
By Franco Milazzo Last edited 79 months ago
Free Bagels Today @ New York Bakery Co, Canvey Street

As part of the July 4 Independence Day celebrations, the New York Bakery Co. are again handing out bagels at a very round price. This one-day giveaway takes place in SE1's Canvey Street behind Tate Modern. It starts at noon and will keep going until they run out of bagels.

You may remember the company from their stunt earlier this year when they brought the Naked Cowboy from Times Square to Kings Cross St Pancras station so he could sing his “Ode to the Bagel” as free baked polo-shaped products were distributed to passersby. Today's promotion features much less nudity but, hey, who needs an excuse for an early lunch break/late breakfast when the weather is this good?

Fans of the company's products may be interested to know that they are currently hiring a taste tester: "applicants need to have a love of the Big Apple, a passion for bagels and the ability to speak in a ‘New Yoik’ accent." The lucky winner will bag a "research" trip to New York and, quite probably, more free bagels. If you think you have what it takes, more details here.

More July 4-related dining options here.

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Last Updated 04 July 2011