Best of Boston

BEST Tableware

2008 BEST Tableware

Bliss Home


Hand-selected by proprietor Panamai Manadee, the au courant dinnerware patterns at this Back Bay boutique can convince browsers to send their own plates packing. Great news for those of us who, during our engagement, went blithely over to Ye Olde… read more»

2007 BEST Tableware



No store in the city offers a more fine-tuned assortment of china, glassware, and flatware than Bliss. While this Newbury Street boutique may be quite a bit smaller than a department store, owner Panamai Manadee’s unerring good taste ensures that… read more»

1998 BEST Tableware



Yes, there’s terrific furniture, but Repertoire also has a spectacular selection of accessories and necessities for the table. Plates and vessels from Richard Ginori, Calvin Klein, and Jonathan Adler will make your head spin. The refined color palate and simplicity… read more»

1996 BEST Tableware, Unusual

Loulou’s Lost & Found


No offense, Pottery Barn and Crate & Barrel, but Loulou’s is a great choice for funky place settings and accessories at a reasonable price. Some items are original, scavenged from old ships, hotels, and trains; some just reproductions; all are… read more»

1993 BEST Tableware

Crate and Barrel

It may not surprise you, but this store is unrivaled when it comes to essentials, as well as nonessentials, for the tabletop: handsome glassware and dyamite dishware, place mats, the works. And the displays are show-stoppers. read more»

1983 BEST Tableware



Beautiful serving dishes, linen, cutlery. read more»