We tasted products from around the country to find the best of the best from small-production food artisans. By Cindy Hatcher
Photo: Travis Rathbone
Rustic Bakery Chocolate Cacao Nib Shortbread ($6 for 4 ounces)
Wow! A fantastically deep hit of chocolate lurks in these sophisticated shortbread cookies. Nice salty kick, too. Perfect on their own with a cup of coffee.