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2004 BEST Gourmet Shop, Cape Cod

The Brown Jug


Once a locally beloved antique shop, the Brown Jug is now home to a different, though no less precious, stock: artisanal cheeses from far-flung makers, imported and delectable olives, Iggy’s breads, pâtés, handmade pastas, and lots of herb-infused olive oils…. read more »

2004 BEST Gourmet Shop, Nantucket

Fahey & Fromagerie


Specialty-food shopping on this island can be slim pickings, which is why local gourmets consider Michael Fahey of Fahey & Fromagerie a godsend. His subtly swank, well-stocked shop would rival any specialty store on the mainland, with esoteric as well… read more »

1984 BEST Gourmet Shop

Bond & Burkhardt

Newton Centre

An aesthetic as well as gastronomic delight, with fresh meats, cheeses, salads, breads, and pastries all beautifully displayed. read more »

1983 BEST Gourmet Shop

Hamlet and Kenn


Fine cooking, fair prices in the South End. read more »