Best of Boston

1998 Best Spice Selection

Harvest Cooperative Supermarket

With close to 200 herbs and spices to choose from, Harvest remains the wise shopper’s best bet. Planning a romantic dinner? In one stop you’ll find the cardamom, tumeric, and cilantro for your seductive Chicken Pasanda, and some Damiana herb to help keep the— uh— mood up. Bulk dispensers allow you to buy as much or as little as you need, and the staff is knowledgeable and friendly.

581 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-661-1580,