Best Restaurants & Food in Boston 1993

Chefs

1993 Best Wine, Czar

The man who controls the Hub’s biggest and best wine department (and one of the country’s best) has a golden palate. But, most important, he’s kind and helpful to everyone...

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1993 Best Sommelier

She has a great list and a great knack for pairings, but, most important, her enthusiasm for wine is more contagious than the giggles—and just as fun...

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1993 Best Caterer

Since he took over, three years ago, Cordon Bleu-trained Tom Brooks has remade the company and its bill of fare from scratch—including an Italian cheese torta that is never forgotten...

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Food

1993 Best Ice Cream

The great ice cream war still rages. We come down on the side of good flavors (chocolate pudding, pumpkin, black raspberry) and incredibly dense texture...

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1993 Best Chocolate, Tortoises

You know chocolate turtles. Now imagine something three times bigger made with either milk or dark chocolate, cashews or almonds, and buttery caramel. That’s a Bari & Gail tortoise...

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1993 Best Bakery for Sweets

We loved this fabulous pastry shop when it was only in Marblehead. We love it even more now that it has opened a second shop in Brookline. The chausson aux...

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1993 Best Olive Oil

The garlic-infused extra-virgin olive oil is our favorite, but we hear that cracked-black pepper and possibly mustard-seed oils are due in the fall...

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1993 Best Smoothie

A smoothie is like a fruit frappe—a little juice, maybe some banana and strawberry, yogurt, ice, and a touch of honey. At the Other Side, it’s simply ambrosia...

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1993 Best Pizza, New

Todd English scores again! The white clam pie is just one of the great master-pizzas. Not even Pepe’s in New Haven could touch this version...

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1993 Best Muffin

Savoy’s blackberry-raspberry muffins define the form: enormous, light, moist, packed with fresh fruit, and not too sweet...

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1993 Best Bread

Although many are trying, no one succeeds at making good bread as well as Cezanne. The pepper sicelle and the ciabatta are exceptional...

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1993 Best Rugalah

Sharon may be a bit of a drive for some, but it’s sure a lot closer than New York, which is where you’d have to go to find rugalah as...

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1993 Best Pasta

This tiny strip-mall restaurant beats the stuffing out of anyone else’s pasta. The quail ravioli is sensational...

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1993 Best Scones

So far, peach-and-almond has been our favorite, but even the plain version is amazingly light and delicious...

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1993 Best Seafood Restaurant

You may not think it’s a seafood restaurant, but about 75 percent of the menu items come from the sea. Furthermore, the quality is unbeatable and no one prepares it...

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