Where to Buy Excellent Bread in Greater Boston
Tangy sourdough, dreamy baguettes, fluffy Japanese bread, and more
Greater Boston’s got an impressive bread scene. There are some decades-old stalwarts serving up old-world-style loaves and boules; there are some newcomers obsessing over slow-fermented sourdoughs. Whether a bread lover is in the mood for a fluffy Japanese bun or a hearty loaf studded with nuts or a crusty-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside baguette, there’s a Boston-area bakery that’s ready to deliver. From Salem to Roslindale, here’s the rundown on 17 must-try bread destinations in and a bit beyond Boston.