I have had a HECK of a time finding any decent, REAL bakeries that bake rustic, Euro-style loaves and/or classic French baguettes on the Eastside. There's Panera, but I'm looking for something less chainy. I would die for something like a Dahlia Bakery or Macrina in my neck of the woods. I'm particularly interested in a place that cranks out killer baguettes in some volume (I do some large volume cooking now and again). Hancocks and Hoffmans are real decent, but focus on the pastries. Anyone tried the bakery on Main St. in Bothell?
I'm much less interested in the cute storefront and really just want a place that cranks out quality stuff. Thanks! Jeff.