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Smell the sweet aroma of a baked goods renaissance.

By Katharine Shilcutt September 29, 2015 Published in the October 2015 issue of Houstonia Magazine

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Try the Monkey Bread Buns at Montrose favorite Woodbar.

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Our No. 3 pick this yearWeights + Measures, isn’t the only new bakery taking it beyond the basic, and the Sunbeam Bread Factory isn’t alone in filling the city’s air with yeasty awesomeness. The success of spots such as W+M and Montrose’s perpetually packed Common Bond seems to have inspired a bumper crop of bakeries with warm, casually European vibes and specialties unique to each. Here are some can’t-miss offerings: 

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Flo Parissalmon tandoori on poppy seed baguettes; macarons

Fluff Bake Barfluffernutters; hobnobs; couch potato cookies

Julie’s French Pastrieschocolate croissants; quiche lorraine

Levure Bakery & Patisseriekouign-amann; pain perdu

Woodbarmonkey bread buns; mini lobster rolls

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