Best of Boston

1998 Best Salad, Caesar, Traditional

The Ritz-Carlton Dining Room

The classic light meal for the lunching-ladies set. Here, it’s prepared tableside in a huge bowl with raw egg, Worcestershire sauce and a flourish. You’ll still have room enough for dessert cookies before leaving the table — ad will be able to rise comfortably, even in a snug Chanel suit.

15 Arlington St., Boston, 617-536-5700,