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Jun 21, 2014 01:42 PM

Jewish Rye in Boston

Is there any place that sells good Jewish Rye? Not Iggys and When Pigs Fly (too many seeds, too small, the wrong texture and no crust).

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  1. Karls Sausage Kitchen in Peabody will have it

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    1. re: Locutus

      Really? Since when? I've never in all my years going there seen them carry that particular type of rye.

    2. Barry's Deli in the Auburndale section of Newton has a good rye bread. Occasionally, I get the marble rye. Call first because it goes quickly. I like their corned beef and pastrami too.

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      1. re: catsmeow

        Do you know where it is baked? I'm a NYer who's lived in this area for 40 yrs and never had a good rye bread here. Arnold's extra sour, which seems no longer to exist, had better flavor than those from local bakeries, but of course lacked the crust of just-baked. Though it's not labeled as rye, I think the store-baked roasted garlic loaves at Costco taste like the onion rye at a good NY Jewish bakery, and it has great crust.

      2. Call Widoff's in Worcester and see who has their bread in Boston. Easily the best around.

        1. I have given up on finding a true NY Jewish Rye. When I just have to have some, I start a barm, and make it at home. Even my version is only a very good but not quite excellent loaf.

          1. I'm not an expert on NY style Jewish Rye by any means, but I really like the rye bread from Newmans in Swampscott.