blue frog is a mostly pastries and they don’t make their own breads. we tried a lemon meringue tart, it was disappointing.
flour in the south end was difficult to get to, expensive, and bougie, but the bread was excellent, good crisp crust, interestingly sour peasent loaf.
There must be one, somewhere where you can get fresh, well baked bread.
Fiore just opened in JP, but they seem to be more on the North End mold of bakery, i.e. a heavy focus on cannolli(sp?) and eclairs.
Towns a tenth the size of Boston will have one or two artisanal bakeries.
My first step is to go to the book store and flip through those food travel guide style books until I have a list of 5 possibles.