Best of Boston

2010 Best Chef, Big Name

Tony Maws, Craigie On Main

Reality-show appearances? Nope. Cookbooks? Not yet. Restaurants? Just one. In the era of the celebrity chef, Tony Maws is the rare example of a guy who just wants to cook. On any given day at Craigie on Main, you’ll likely spot the award-winning chef garnishing plates, checking up on his staff, and running food to tables, much to the delight of his customers.

653 Main St., Cambridge, 617-497-5511,