Best of Boston

BEST Bread

2000 BEST Bread

Hi-Rise Bread Company


Baked right on the premises with organic whole wheat, rye, and corn flours, Hi-Rise bread does a body good. In addition to more than a dozen breads offered on the menu, different specialty breads take turns haring the spotlight as… read more»

1998 BEST Bread

Iggy’s Bread of the World


What does “Bread of the World” mean? For Iggy’s, it translates into old-fashioned, naturally leavened, hearth-baked breads made from ingredients that have not been chemically treated in any way (“as close to the tree as possible”) and available at a… read more»

1997 BEST Bread

Biga Breads


Carmelized onion and cheese ciabatta (a twisted Tuscan bread), triple-raisin loaf, and parmesan-pepper breadsticks are just a few reasons to check out Biga. In addition to retail sales through their cafes, you can find them at Bread & Circus—and on… read more»

1996 BEST Bread, Pita Products

Near East Bakery

West Roxbury

The pita bread is great and made on the premises. It comes in all sorts of flavors and sizes. We also recommend the kaak, soft bagel-shaped rolls flavored with an unusual and distinctive spice called mahaleb, and sprinkled with sesame… read more»

1996 BEST Bread, Selection

Peter Bread Etc.


This wholesale bread bakery supplies area hotels and markets with unusual, delectable breads. Flavors change with the seasons: lavender and chive in the summer, cranberry-line-pine nut in the fall. We love the year-round roasted garlic and sage. Available at Concord… read more»

1996 BEST Bread



This is bread we dream of, we crave, we travel miles to buy. The Francese bread is amazing, in rolls or loaves. Beautiful focaccia, superb multigrain bread, and delicious cold pizza with toppings like Yukon Gold potatoes and roasted red… read more»

1993 BEST Bread



Although many are trying, no one succeeds at making good bread as well as Cezanne. The pepper sicelle and the ciabatta are exceptional. read more»

1991 BEST Bread



The bread alone is worth the wait for a table at Olives. read more»

1990 BEST Bread

Clear Flour Bakery


Still the crunchiest, chewiest, and tastiest loaves in town. read more»

1989 BEST Bread

Clear Flour Bakery


The only time everybody really gets crunchy-chewy is when you’re talking about bread. And the crunchiest, chewiest loaves in town are made by Clear Flour. read more»