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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»