Best of Boston

2016 Best Chinese Restaurant

Chef Chang’s on Back Bay

Sichuan, Xinjiang, Shaanxi: The regional cuisines of China are liberally represented by a broad selection of outstanding eats at this garden-level hideaway. From simple pork sandwiches on flatbread to extravagantly spiced “Bashu-flavored” chicken, dressed up with chili pepper and overflowing from a wicker cornucopia, there’s not a dud on the menu. Visit and earn serious food-geek cred.

30 Massachusetts Ave., Boston, 617-236-1888,