Napa Bagel Maker Earns High Praise With ‘Toasted’

When she first moved to Napa six years ago, Ariella Wolkowicz had her mother mail her bagels, since the ones available locally just missed the mark for someone raised in upstate New York.

Now, the 28-year-old entrepreneur is mailing her mother the bagels she makes herself for her 3 1/2-year-old company, Toasted.

“I was having my mom mail me bagels from Montreal, and then I decided to try making them,” the trained pastry chef said.

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