Best of Boston

2005 Best Cookware

Kitchen Arts

Culinary cats, get ready: Kitchen Arts is a veritable candy store for gadget-hungry chefs. Its Newbury Street shelves are packed with everything from the oddly named “clam rams” to the oddly shaped cannoli forms. Of course, purely practical items (mixing bowls, baking pans, measuring cups, storage tins) are in abundance, too, as are sleek chef’s knives and showoff espresso machines. Tools like these will help you cook up the solution to any culinary conundrum.

161 Newbury St., Boston, 617-266-8701,