Best of Boston

2016 Best Cheese Shop

American Provisions

With as many as 80 varieties of small-batch fromage available, this Southie shop is small on space but big on nutty, pungent flavor. Staffers are ready with recommendations and armed with anecdotes about the herd of Vermont goats that produced your selected wheel, making this a destination for turophiles citywide.

613 E. Broadway, South Boston, 617-269-6100,