Best of Boston

Best Pastry Chef

2001 Best Pastry Chef

Paul Connors, Radius

Boston
We searched high and low for another candidate, but we’ve found ourselves hopelessly devoted to Connors’ thought-provoking, palate-pleasing, meal-punctuating desserts. He breaks away from the […] read more»
2000 Best Pastry Chef

Paul Connors, Radius

Boston
For the second year in a row, we’ve been unable to resist the delectable charms of Radius patissier Paul Connors. The mere mention of his […] read more»
1999 Best Pastry Chef

Paul Connors, Radius

Boston
Like his longtime collaborator, Michael Schlow, Connors focuses on pushing techniques to their limits in the interest of maximizing flavor and perfecting texture. His chocolate […] read more»
1998 Best Pastry Chef

Tom Ponticelli

Boston
Surely, you must have done something right recently to deserve dessert at the Four Seasons. Whether you choose a dense and delicious chocolate mousse cake, […] read more»
1997 Best Pastry Chef

Paul Connors

Boston
This man does incomprehensible things with figs, pears, and berries—along with rich, dark chocolate and creamy creme brûlée. Desserts are by their very nature the […] read more»