Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Gideon's Bakehouse pops up at East End Market starting today
By Holly V. Kapherr
on Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 2:51 PM
Gideon's used to only take catering orders and their menu rolled out via monthly newsletter, and the wait list for their small-batch cookies was so long that meeting planners had to call months in advance. No more. Now, their quarter-pound cookies, dessert coffees and cakes by the slice are available on demand.
If you've never read the story about how Gideon's got started, you really should. It's a cool story about the diary of a boy who dreamed of being a baker and pulling his family out of poverty by opening a bakery (Cliff's Notes version. See full story here
Our advice: Start with the chocolate-chip-pistachio (shown, above) and go from there.
Attention, cookie monsters: Super-high-demand bakery Gideon's Bakehouse is opening up a limited-time shop at East End Market starting today, July 19.