Best of Boston

Best New Chef

2006 Best New Chef, North

Nick Speros, Soma

Beverly
Speros has run his own restaurant (Gloucester’s 197 East Main) and hopped around Boston’s top kitchens (Radius and Armani Café) but it wasn’t until Soma […] read more»
2006 Best New Chef

Rachel Klein, Om

Cambridge
Any chef who can transform a Harvard Square music store into a destination for cutting-edge cuisine is really cooking. (Forgive uswe had to write more […] read more»
1998 Best New Chef

Rene Michelena

Within a few short months of his arrival at La Bettola, Michelena had helped the new South End tavern win honors from Esquire, Bon Appetit, […] read more»
1997 Best New Chef

Nicholas Tischler

Boston
If you can make your way through the supercool front-of-the-house impressarios, and manage to obtain one of the precious few tables in the back dining […] read more»
1995 Best New Chef

Michael Schlow of Cafe Louis

Schlow put the newly renovated restaurant at Louis, Boston on the culinary map just a few weeks after his arrival from New York. A protege […] read more»
1994 Best New Chef, Creative

Suzanne Salter, Alloro

Boston
After serving in the ranks of the world’s top restaurants—Chez Panisse, in Berkeley; Al Forno, in Providence; Olives, in Boston; and Arpege, in Paris—Suzanne has […] read more»
1993 Best New Chef

Ana Sortun, Aigo Bistro

Concord
One taste of her gutsy, flavorful food and you’ll know that few people really understand cooking the way she does. read more»
1992 Best New Chef

Michael Kornick, Aujourd’hui

Boston
We can’t wait to see what Kornick will do next. read more»