Few foods can compete with freshly baked bread. Even in a city like Austin, where tortillas reign, the lure of a crunchy crust and soft, chewy middle can’t be ignored. Whether a loaf marks the start of a meal, becomes the vehicle for tasting fillings, or becomes the foundation for a sweet dessert, great bread is, in many cases, the element that brings the meal together.
Luckily, there are plenty of Austin restaurants that place a strong emphasis on serving delicious bread. From the sprouted-rye loaf at Dai Due to the assortment of gluten-free bread at Wild Wood Bakehouse to the sweet breads at Mi Tradición, this is Eater’s guide to finding — and eating — great bread in Austin.
Everything below is listed in geographical order from north to south. If a favorite bread spot is missing, let Eater know via the tipline or within the comments.Read More