James Beard Foundation, James Beard Award 2017 Semifinalist.

Food & Wine, “Best Croissants in America.”

Zester Daily, “Rye Is Rising: The Age-Old Grain Spices Up Baked Goodies.”


Time Out, “The 16 Best Bakeries in America.”

Bangor Daily News, “Portland bakery declared one of the best in the U.S.”

Portland Press Herald, “Pitting Standard Baking Co. against baking standards.”


PBS, “A Few Great Bakeries.”

Bake, “A New Standard.”

Huff Post Travel, “The Other Portland.”

MPBN News, “Local Woman Nominated for James Beard Award.”

Bangor Daily News, “Maine Harvest Festival Celebrates Local Food.”

Portland Press Herald, “Standard Baking Company’s Coconut Macaroons for Passover.”

Portland Press Herald, “Talking with Alison Pray and Matt James of Standard Baking Company.”

Bangor Daily News, “A Grain Revolution is Rising in Skowhegan.”


Saveur, “Saturday Morning Grocery Mile in Portland, Maine.”

Portland Press Herald, “Mainers, Take a Bite Out of 2015 with These Must-Tries.”

Portland Press Herald, “Soup to Nuts: Going with the Local Grain.”

The Daily Meal, “75 Best Bakeries in America.”

Epoch Times, “Eat and Live Well in Portland, Maine.”

Maine Today, “Standard Baking Company’s Story.”

Bangor Daily News, “Bakeries on the Rise in Maine.”

Down East Magazine, June “The Ultimate Portland Dining Guide.”

Down East Magazine, July “Reader’s Choice Best of List: Best Bakery.”

Conde Nast Traveler, “A Beginner’s Guide to Maine Vacations.”

Angela Adams Blog, “Standard Baking Co.: Portland, Me.”


Travel + Leisure, “Americas Best Bakeries.”

Los Angeles Times, “Oatmeal Raisin Cookies from Standard Baking Co.”

118 on Munjoy Hill, “Standard Baking Named One of 10 Best Bakeries in America.”

The Daily Meal, “America’s 50 Best Bakeries.”

Eater Maine, “Andrew Zimmern Instagrams His Way Through Portland.”

Tasting Table, “Morning Edition.”

Featured in Food & Wine ‘Best of the Best,’ volume 16

Brot & Bread Blog, “Croissants.”

From China Village Blog, “Standard Baking Company / Pastries.”


Down East Magazine, “50 Reasons We Love Portland: Reason no. 19 – 27.”

Saveur, “20 Great American Bread Bakeries.”

Rose Levy Beranbaum Blog, “Yet Another Long-Awaited Cookbook!!”

Joy the Baker Blog, “Fore Street Mussels from Portland, Maine.”

Bon Appetit, “The 10 Best Baguettes in America.”


Portland Press Herald, “Soup to Nuts.”

Orangette Blog, “It Still Surprises Me.”


Bon Appetit, “Maine Attraction.”

Twilight at Morningside Blog, “Portland: Standard Baking Company.”


Bon Appetit, “The Bakeries of Portland, Maine.”