bread

      EDIBLE GLIMPSES: Bread of the Dead

      Central to the celebration of El día de los muertos is pan de muerto, or bread of the dead—a sweet, butter-rich bread perfumed with cinnamon or aniseed, orange blossom or vanilla, covered in sesame seeds or colored sugar.

      THE EDIBLE GUIDE: Bakeries

      Summer is a time for leaving the oven off and heading outdoors to dine. Next time your picnic calls for a crusty loaf of bread or a crumbly scone, check out our guide for links to dozens of bakeries around town.