Best of Boston

2013 Best Pastry Chef

Monica Glass, Clio

A touch of sumac to balance a rich chocolate cremeux; a hint of briny olive to bring out the zing in Meyer-lemon beignets—Glass is known for incorporating savory elements into her creative confections. The result? Richly satisfying desserts that give the taste buds—and the mind—a blissful workout.

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