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Nov 28, 2007 09:06 AM

In search of brioche

Can anyone recommend a source for brioche? I have tried Lyndell's and LaCascia in Medford/Somerville and the local grocery stores. I haven't figured out where to look next. Anyone have any suggestions? Thank you!!

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  1. Whole Foods always carries it. They'd probably also have it at Hi-Rise on Huron Ave.

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    1. re: heathermb

      Never been to Hi-Rise. I will check it out. THANKS!! :-)

      1. re: heathermb

        Formaggio Kitchen on Huron Ave also has great square loaves of brioche, although I'm not sure where they get it from.

      2. Clear Flour Bakery on Thorndike Street in Brookline (one block off Comm Ave near the Brookline/Allston line) does a fantastic brioche, both in a large round and as brioche de nanterre, in the sort of loaf shape. The bad news is that they only do them on Saturdays and Sundays, and the worse news is that they sell out quick.

        1. Hi-Rise on Huron Avenue does carry brioche- they have small and larger sizes

          1. I like the brioche from Hi Rise a lot (not to mention the chocolate-filled brioche).

            Iggy's in Fresh Pond at least has brioche rolls (I don't recall seeing loaves).

            The bakery at Sel de la Terre does a great brioche as well.

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            1. re: finlero

              Was at Iggy's yesterday. They have two different size brioche loaves, including an almost alarmingly massive one.

              1. re: finlero

                The last time that I had the brioches at Hi-Rise they tasted exactly like popovers- very disappointing.

              2. Thank you to everyone for a strong list of go-to places that are all easily accessible for me.