Best of Boston

BEST Candy

2002 BEST Candy, Store

Party Favors


Party accessories may be this Coolidge Corner’s true raison d’être, but the candy selection alone is worth a celebration. Bins of chocolate-covered Jordan almonds, Haribo gummy bears and sour fruits, and pound upon pound of Jelly Belly jellybeans are enough… read more»

2001 BEST Candy, Store

Dairy Fresh Candies


It’s hard to decide whether Dairy Fresh deserves our vote more for its nonpareil assortment of confections or for its friendly and informative staff. Its two narrow rooms are packed to the rafters with such imported and domestic treats as… read more»

1996 BEST Candy, Store

Dairy Fresh Candies


This store is packed with tempting goodies—specialty chocolates from local candy makers, imported Italian sweets, bags of familiar and exotic dried fruits and nuts, holiday novelties, candied mint and roses, quality bulk chocolate. If you don’t see what you want,… read more»

1992 BEST Candy, Store

Dairy Fresh Candies


Nothing fancy—just fireballs, Mexican Hats, Boston Baked Beans, and Gummi bears at fair prices. read more»

1985 BEST Candy, Store

Phillips Candy House


So confident of their excellence that they offer to send you a free tasting kit including competitors’ wares. read more»

1981 BEST Candy

Chocolate Box


Hand-dipped chocolates, including a variety of chocolate truffles—orange, coffee, walnut, mint, and others. All superb. read more»

1979 BEST Candy, Concept, New

The Cars’ new album, Candy-O

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