Best of Boston

Best Dessert

1999 Best Dessert

Crema cremada, Rauxa

Mark our words: Naples-born pastry chef Tonie Rapa is going places. And her Catalan version of a creme brulee is just one reason. It comes [...] read more»
1996 Best Dessert, Concept

Babycakes from Brian’s

He wants the Boston Cream Pie, she likes the Lemon Custard cake, their dinner guests are partial to mousse cakes and fruit tarts. How to [...] read more»
1994 Best Dessert, Ever


Even indifferent dessert eaters swoon over the Chestnut Chocolate Majolaine with Coffee Creme, which you can order when you make your reservation. The combination of [...] read more»
1987 Best Dessert

The Enchanted Kitchen

Newton Center
The prettiest pastries, bar none. But the ones at Will-Yums, 314 Shawmtu Avenue, Boston, are more soul-satisfying. read more»
1984 Best Dessert, Chocolate

Toulouse-Lautrec cake from the Savoy French Bakery

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1984 Best Dessert, Nonchocolate

The pear and walnut tart with montrachet cheese at the Back Bay Bistro

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1983 Best Dessert

The Chocolate Gâteau at Icarus

Rich and satisfying. read more»
1976 Best Dessert

Zachary’s Restaurant

If Germany had had Black Forest cake, they would have won the war. read more»
1975 Best Dessert

The Ritz Carlton Hotel

Profiteroles, an incredible puff of pastry filled with ice cream and topped with hot chocolate sauce, are yet another reason for visiting the Ritz. read more»