Best of Boston

1996 Best Bakery

Biscotti’s Pasticceria Italiana

There are lots of great bakeries in the North End, but Biscotti’s has a secret advantage: the Sicilian grandma who makes the traditional meringues, macaroons, and lemon cookies from her native land. As good as any you will find in the Old Country.

95 Salem Street, Boston, 617-227-8365,