The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, which means it's time to find your stretchy pants and think about what you're thankful for this year.
Whether you'll be feasting with family and friends or spending a quiet Nov. 28, we've got a roundup of Thanksgiving-themed things to do and get in preparation for the big day. From groceries stores to bakeries, Hoodline crunched the numbers to find El Paso's top go-to spots for the holiday, using both Yelp data and our own methodology to produce a curated list.
Responsible for dessert, but haven't got the time or energy? Head to one of El Paso's top bakeries, all of which are cranking out autumnal-inspired baked goods and sweet treats perfect for Thanksgiving.
1. Savage Goods
Topping the list is Savage Goods. Located at 1201 N. Oregon St., the vegan cafe is the highest-rated bakery in El Paso, boasting 4.5 stars out of 87 reviews on Yelp.
2. The Master's Place
East Side's The Master's Place, located at 1700 N. Zaragoza Road, Suite 151, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bakery, which offers cupcakes, coffee, tea and more, four stars out of 80 reviews.
As friends and family prepare to gather, head to one of El Paso's best grocery stores to stock up on supplies before it's too late.
1. Cielo Vista Natural Market
Topping the list is Cielo Vista Natural Market. Located at 8900 Viscount Blvd. in Cielo Vista, the deli, grocery store and vegetarian spot is the highest-rated grocery store in El Paso, boasting 4.5 stars out of 29 reviews on Yelp.
2. Sprouts Farmers Market
Next up is East Side's Sprouts Farmers Market, situated at 2036 N. Zaragoza Road, Suite E. With four stars out of 33 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store and health market has proven to be a local favorite.
Not everyone can pull off the perfect home-cooked side dish. What you can do — so long as you're 21 or older — is come prepared with a six-pack of quality beer or a fitting bottle of wine. To help you get the goods, check out El Paso's top beer and wine shop.
1. Eskimo Hut
Album Park's Eskimo Hut, located at 10280 Montana Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the drive-thru bar/convenience store, which offers beer, wine, spirits and more, 4.5 stars out of 27 reviews.