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The Full Menu: The Best Places for Holiday Food, and Houston Bakeries

Tis the holiday season and a time when food is king. But what is considered holiday fare in Houston and where are the best places to go for foodie gifts? In our monthly segment, The Full Menu, we asked our food experts — Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine, David Leftwich of Sugar and Rice Magazine and Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston — […]

Tis the holiday season and a time when food is king. But what is considered holiday fare in Houston and where are the best places to go for foodie gifts?

In our monthly segment, The Full Menu, we asked our food experts — Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine, David Leftwich of Sugar and Rice Magazine and Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston — that question and to give us a list of some of the best bakeries to splurge on over the festive season.

Places, Items and Recipes Featured in This Segment:

Holiday Food:

Alamo Tamale & Taco
Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen Cooking Class: Tamales 101
Picos
La Guadalupana Bakery & Café
Paulie’s Restaurant
Three Brothers Bakery
Houston Dairymaids
Revival Market
Premium Draught
D & Q Mini-Mart
Houston Wine Merchant
Whole Foods Market – Post Oak
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company
St. Arnold Brewing Company

Bakeries:

Common Bond Bakery and Cafe
Maison Burdisso Parisian Macarons
Rice University Farmers Market
Urban Harvest
Jodycakes
Flying Saucer Pie Company
The Breakfast Klub
Killen’s Texas Barbecue
House of Pies
Pondicheri Cafe
El Bolillo Bakery
The Gringo’s Guide to Pan Dulce (Houstonia Magazine)

Recipies:

David Leftwich’s Vegetable Lasagna Recipe
Katharine Shilcutt’s Creamy, Dreamy Cornbread Recipe
Eric Sandler’s Recipe for Sandler Family Latkes 

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