Best of Boston

Best Dessert

2006 Best Dessert

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Brookline
Adult comfort food is all the rage, and Lisa Sewall’s butterscotch pudding with Chantilly cream and caramelized pecans, $7—a 12-ounce parfait of unadulterated caramel goodness—will […] read more»
1999 Best Dessert

Crema cremada, Rauxa

Somerville
Mark our words: Naples-born pastry chef Tonie Rapa is going places. And her Catalan version of a creme brulee is just one reason. It comes […] read more»
1996 Best Dessert, Concept

Babycakes from Brian’s

Braintree
He wants the Boston Cream Pie, she likes the Lemon Custard cake, their dinner guests are partial to mousse cakes and fruit tarts. How to […] read more»
1994 Best Dessert, Ever

Providence

Brookline
Even indifferent dessert eaters swoon over the Chestnut Chocolate Majolaine with Coffee Creme, which you can order when you make your reservation. The combination of […] read more»
1987 Best Dessert

The Enchanted Kitchen

Newton Center
The prettiest pastries, bar none. But the ones at Will-Yums, 314 Shawmtu Avenue, Boston, are more soul-satisfying. read more»
1984 Best Dessert, Chocolate

Toulouse-Lautrec cake from the Savoy French Bakery

Brookline
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1984 Best Dessert, Nonchocolate

The pear and walnut tart with montrachet cheese at the Back Bay Bistro

Boston
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1983 Best Dessert

The Chocolate Gâteau at Icarus

Boston
Rich and satisfying. read more»
1975 Best Dessert

The Ritz Carlton Hotel

Boston
Profiteroles, an incredible puff of pastry filled with ice cream and topped with hot chocolate sauce, are yet another reason for visiting the Ritz. read more»