A Saveur listicle dubbed "20 Great American Bread Bakeries" names Iggy's Bread of Cambridge as one of the nation's finest. Duh. Two others entries were also from MA - Hungry Ghost in Northampton and Berkshire Mountain Bakery in Housatonic - meaning that the Commonwealth is home to an extremely high proportion of incredible bread. Again, duh. Here's what Saveur had to say.
Husband-and-wife team Igor and Ludmilla Ivanovic changed the Boston bread scene when they opened their groundbreaking Watertown bakery on a nondescript industrial block in 1994. Their creations, from moist focaccia made from naturally leavened dough to hearty 7-Grain roll laced with wildflower honey, were revelations to locals raised on overly processed supermarket bread. Iggy's, whose breads are available at the bakery's storefront, New England farmers markets and grocery stores, prides itself on using organic ingredients sourced from sustainable farms.