Houston is home to some delicious food places. More specifically, delicious ethnic food places. Here are 5 of the best ethnic bakeries in Houston you have to check out.
1. Droubis Bakery and Deli
Turkish baklava that’s drenched with a wholesome amount of rosewater housed by a finely chopped, gooey base of nuts can be hard to come by. Not at Droubi’s. While a melange of savory goods is offered, their baklava holds the pinnacle of popularity. Expect a nook-like atmosphere that’s modest but uncompromising in quality.
2. 85℃ Bakery
For origins that spring from the tiny country of Taiwan, 85℃ has a vast amount of baked goods offered. Sweet and savory breads, egg tarts, sponge cakes, and other options wait to be paired with their infamously satisfying 85℃ coffee, which is brewed by the cup. Come on Mondays, for their ‘85’ cent coffee days!
3. Arandas Bakery
House-made conchas, bollilos and even tamales await at this massive bakery. Inside, it’s an entire rectangle of glass cases with colorful treats sitting by the batch underneath. Their tres leches cakes are so popular that they’re sold by the slice or sheet. Be sure to snag a piece in strawberry, caramel, or one of many flavors.
4. Kingsway Bakery
Specifically Nigerian, this bakery provides Houston with fresh scotch eggs that are moist and rich in flavor. It offers many other traditional foods, and its staff is always happy to assist with questions. Ignore the unassuming demeanor, and be prepared to be stuffed with culture.
5. Flo Paris Bakery
Baguettes here are as they ought to be – crispy and crunchy on the outside, chewy on the inside, and slightly browned. Desserts are delicate and coy in appearance, inviting customers to bite in on creams and colors galore. Everything is crafted in store, and everything beckons an appetizing ‘bonjour.’