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Food Social Media (including Food Twitter and Food Instagram) is generally a break from the rest of the statements, arguments and name calls that have come to write social media.
That is, until someone wrote this picture bagels in the year 2019.
Bagels. Slices. Like. Bread.
"Today I introduced my colleagues to St. Louis the secret to ordering bagel bread slices ," Alek Krautmann wrote on Twitter. "It was a hit!"
Now, remember, the Internet has entered food arguments before – Is a hot dog a sandwich? An internet search will tell you that this is still being debated – but it seems to be a mostly new food debate that one has not seen much of Bagel lovers before.
First there were questions.
"How many slices on average do you take? Are the slices with the hole taken first or last", a Twitter user asked. ("Slices – many spread all morning," replied Krautmann. "Slice selection is personal preference, which is the appeal. Has extra spreads on hand, but the extra surface area = more cream cheese.")
"Can I still take a whole bagel and just eat it in sliver? " asked another Twitter user. "What are the rules?!" ("Yes! No rules!" Replied Krautmann. "But if you don't get a bagel's value of different types, you're crazy.")
"Were you immediately fired?" asked another person. (No answer to the one.)
Others just couldn't believe it.
"This is an embarrassment to the whole discs," wrote another Twitter user.
"I work in a bakery that makes bread and bagels every morning …. If anyone asked me" slice of bread "bagels, I would refuse service. I have standards and a healthy respect for bagels," a Twitter said. -user.
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The picture itself feels like a little trolling, but after digging in St. Louis area news sites writing on the subject – the "St. Louis Secret" part of the tweet still rattling around in my head – it seems that this is an actual thing that happens … although it seems that be a shame to those who take their bagel cut.
"Our continued national shame was exposed by a Tweet, of course," a writer from the Riverfront Times told.
"It is all. St. Louis' charade as an ascending town has been the subject of scams by the revelation that Saint Louis Bread Company slices its bagels as bread bread, as opposed to God's will and all that is. decent, "said author Danny Wicentowski.
Wicentowski continued to call them on Twitter claiming to be from St. Louis: "Others, even St. Louis's, never claimed to have heard of the exercise. (Gotta feign normalcy for the eyes of the outside world, right?)"
St. Louis Post-Dispatch took a softer attitude, instead of having fun covering the outrage, but apparently taking a bit of insult to some of the "St. Louis style" food memes going on Twitter at the expense of St. Louis. Louis. (See some of the memes in the slide show above.)
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"(Bread slices bagels) make it easier to eat, especially If you are going somewhere and need a quick bite, "Post-Dispatch wrote in the bagel coverage of the controversy. "Bread cut bagel and you can still dip it in the cream cheese while you go, drive or write at your desk. It's easier to eat."
One of the more definite pro-bread slices of bagel takes is from Eater, where The Goods editor and "St. Louis expert" Julia Rubin told the food area that this style cut "maximizes [s] your surface area to spread and perfect for those in the car.
" The beauty of the bread slices bagel is that you can eat it out of the bag with one hand, like chips or fries, "said Rubin Eater. It's so easy! For drivers! Passengers! Everybody!! You can go scattered in this case, but you will probably only want to do it with really tasteful bagels such as chocolate chips, cinnamon or asiago. If you're advanced, you can dip your pieces in a spread while driving. "
Convinced yet? Or still call these" St. Louis-style "bagels a #bagelgate atrocity? Look at the answers in the slideshow above.
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