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Old 12-19-2010, 07:30 PM
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Location: Houston, TX
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Which stores around town are the best place to buy some Middle Eastern pastries? Is it going to be around the Hillcroft/Richmond area or something? Thanks.
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Old 12-19-2010, 09:34 PM
 
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Hi JL,

I used to shop at Phoenicia when I lived in Houston and they have some pretty good pastries! It is on Westheimer close to Kirkwood.

PHOENICIA (http://www.phoeniciafoods.com/pastries.html - broken link)
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Old 12-19-2010, 09:38 PM
 
Location: San Antonio/Houston
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Hands down - Phoenicia! They have pre-packed sweets but their fresh pastries are delicious!
You can buy and try a variety of one serving pieces before you decide which kind you like the most. That what I did for Thanksgiving and will do again for Christmas. Variety works for me, because its really very hard to say which is the best!!
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Old 12-20-2010, 06:15 PM
 
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PHOENICIA (http://www.phoeniciafoods.com/pastries.html - broken link)
Yum! That food looks yummy! I've realized that Houstonians love to eat! Y'all aren't the only ones!
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Old 12-21-2010, 01:06 AM
 
Location: Central Bay Area, CA as of Jan 2010...but still a proud Texan from Houston!
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Yum! That food looks yummy! I've realized that Houstonians love to eat! Y'all aren't the only ones!
It is! They have some very yummy items. They also carry some very nice wines from around the globe for a good price.
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Old 12-21-2010, 12:12 PM
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I had the White Ballorieh the other day and now i'm hooked. It looks like pistachios , but tastes different. Really good stuff. Looks like most of the stuff is from Damascus, Syria. I'll check out Phoenicia later this week. Thanks.

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Old 12-23-2010, 06:46 PM
 
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I like Baklava.
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Old 12-23-2010, 07:02 PM
 
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Nice Hookah lounges too.
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Old 12-23-2010, 07:26 PM
 
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I like Baklava.
Good stuff!
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