Alex Bois Celebrates Regional Grains at Philadelphia's Lost Bread Co.

Liz Grossman

Alex Bois’ baking obsession started early: At age eight, he set out to make the perfect brownie without a recipe. Two months of daily experimentation led to brownie bricks, bread, and pudding until he finally got there (and shared the resulting pan of treats with the mailman). Today, the James Beard Award-nominated Bois is head baker/owner of Philadelphia's Lost Bread Co., and is still...