Best of Boston

2008 Best Bakery for Sweets

Flour Bakery + Cafe

You can’t call yourself a Bostonian until you’ve whiled away a Sunday morning nibbling a sticky bun at Flour. Regulars know to arrive early, before the hopeful hordes of sugar babies queue up for owner Joanne Chang’s homemade Oreo cookies and berry bread pudding. Daily specials keep the counter lineup feeling fresh and for those after-dinner cravings, the South End location sells sweets until 9 p.m.

1595 Washington St., Boston, 617-267-4300,