Best of Boston

BEST Scones

1998 BEST Scones

Concord Teacakes

West Concord

Hard to believe this is the place where we rebelled against the British. This little bakery overlooking the picturesque West Concord railroad junction has thoroughly embraced the delicacy that is central to the mother country’s tea ritual. There are regular,… read more»

1995 BEST Scones

Claremont Cafe


Five to seven varieties, with names like Blueberry Pear, Cranberry Cream Cheese, Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter, Lemon Poppyseed, and Whole Wheat Apple. read more»

1994 BEST Scones

Bentonwood Bakery/Cafe

Newton Centre

Stealing scones from the British is one of the best food capers we Yanks ever pulled off, and these are among the best we’ve ever tasted. read more»

1993 BEST Scones

Claremont Cafe


So far, peach-and-almond has been our favorite, but even the plain version is amazingly light and delicious. read more»