Best of Boston

BEST Produce Shop

2014 BEST Produce Shop
Photograph by Bruce Peterson. Styling by Kara Butterfield.

Russo’s

Watertown

Every summer, Russo’s front yard looks like a veritable grotto—lined with row after row of blooming petunias, peonies, and poms. The colorful freshness continues inside, where rustic wooden bins overflow with edible plants of every sort: multiple types of chard,… read more»

2013 BEST Produce Shop

Siena Farms South End

Boston

Chris Kurth and Ana Sortun’s 50-acre Sudbury farm supplies some of the area’s top restaurants with fresh produce—and, through their brick-and-mortar shop in the South End, many local home kitchens as well. Peruse the overflowing bins for the most vibrant… read more»

2007 BEST Produce Shop

Russo’s

Watertown

Gourmet purveyors offering just five perfect pears tagged at $5 apiece are all well and good, but we prefer this veggie Valhalla, where fresh fennel and pluots are piled alongside everyday cooking staples. read more»