Bread Wizard Alex Bois Is Back With Lost Bread Co.

Lost Bread Co.’s Smoked Malt Potato Buns/Alex Bois

Alex Bois, the James Beard Award-nominated baker behind the artisan bread program that brought well-deserved national attention to Ellen Yin and Eli Kulp’s High Street on Market, has a new venture.

Since his exit from High Street last fall, Bois has left, er, breadcrumbs on Instagram as to what he’s been up to — like the thick, hearty “fatbread” pizzas that popped up at Helm this winter, a brainstorming list of names for a potential new bakery, and finally, a video of golden-brown soft pretzels baking for Morgan’s Pier.

His new project, in partnership with Avram Hornik’s FCM Hospitality, is Lost Bread Co., a wholesale (and eventually retail) bakery.

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Now You Can Get Some Philly Bread With Your Sweetgreen Salad

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Photo courtesy Sweetgreen

Fast-casual salad slinger Sweetgreen is known for going the extra mile when it comes to, well, being green. In addition to serving fresh, nutritious ingredients and menus that change with the seasons, the D.C.-based chain makes a point to source from local and regional food producers. Just last month, it launched the Zahav Bowl by Mike Solomonov.

The latest local vendor to supply the stores here? North Philly’s own Philly Bread.

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