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March 28, 2014

Magpie Teams Up With Shake Shack For A Limited Edition Lemon Curd Pie Concrete Topped With Raspberries, Today Through Sunday, April 6

Few pairings are tastier than pie and a scoop of ice cream. Enter Shake Shack, the New York City-based burger and ice cream joint and Magpie, a Graduate Hospital pie shop. The two recently joined forces to present a special edition concrete, or frozen custard, made with vanilla custard, a slice of Magpie’s lemon curd […]

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February 26, 2014

Now Open: The Baker’s Jar In Graduate Hospital, A Bakery That Serves Sweet Treats In Mason Jars

For those looking for cakes, puddings and pies served in a seriously Instagram-worthy way, look no further than The Baker’s Jar, Graduate Hospital’s newest bakery. The 16th and Bainbridge street spot serves all of its desserts in mason jars for a mess-free, and perfectly portioned, indulgence. Upon arrival to the cozy bakery, guests find an […]

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January 7, 2014

Magpie’s Holly Ricciardi Shares The Secrets Of Perfect Pie Making At Special Classes This Winter

Learn to make pie with the best of them (i.e. Magpie owner, Holly Ricciardi) at Magpie’s upcoming special edition pie classes this winter. The first falls on Thursday, January 23 and is a guys-only affair. Dudes are invited to make apple cheddar crumb pie and indulge in Saint Benjamin Brewing Company’s English Mild Ale from […]

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November 7, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Picks For Spots To Score A Perfect Slice Of Pie In And Around Philadelphia

Feasting on pie — double crust, lattice topped, hand pie or whoopie pie — never feels more appropriate than during the holiday season. From a slice of all-American apple to Pennsylvania Dutch-born shoofly pie, Philadelphia pastry chefs and bakers know how to fill a crust with sweet and savory fillings. This season also brings the […]

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March 13, 2013

Celebrate Pi Day With An All-Pie Menu At Supper, This Thursday, March 14

Pi(e) lovers, take note. Celebrate the significance of the mathematical constant pi (3.14) with dinner of sweet and savory pies. On Pi Day, March 14, Supper restaurant on South Street will be serving up plenty of circular dishes in honor of the day with a special all-pie menu during dinner service. Start with savory options, […]

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November 2, 2012

MANNA’s 16th Anniversary “Pie In The Sky” Fundraiser Is Running Now Through November 16

Don’t you love it when you can indulge for a good cause? Since you’ll be looking to buy pies for Thanksgiving anyway, why not order one online and have the proceeds go to feeding those in need in Philadelphia? For the 16th year in a row, MANNA is running its annual campaign turning pie sales […]

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July 12, 2012

Calling All Bakers And Pie-Lovers: Morris Arboretum To Host The “Berry Best Bake-Off,” Thursday, July 19

Summer is the ideal time to enjoy deliciously juicy berries. And if those berries happen to be inside a freshly baked homemade pie from a secret family recipe, even better. And if that scrumptious dessert happens to win the Morris Arboretum’s Berry Best Bake-Off contest, well, then that just takes the cake. (Pun very much […]

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March 12, 2012

Celebrate Pi Day This Wednesday, March 14 At Supper With A Special All-Pie Dessert Menu

Supper Restaurant is celebrating Pi Day this Wednesday, March 14 with, well, lots of pie. Chef Mitch Prensky will be featuring a special all-pie dessert menu. The options include Apple, Mississippi Mud Pie, Pecan and Peanut Butter Pies, available a la mode with homemade buttermilk, vanilla, caramel swirl or bitter chocolate ice cream. In addition, […]

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March 9, 2012

Grey Lodge Pub To Host “Pi(e) Day” Wednesday, March 14 With Freshly Made Pie And Local Beer

This Wednesday, March 14 is Pi(e) Day at Grey Lodge Pub (the date is 3/14: get it?). From 4-8 p.m., enjoy freshly made pie, and crisp craft beer from local breweries. The pub will have some cool Yards sixtels they’ve been saving. On tap will be: Yards Entire Porter, Yards Bourbon Love Stout, Yards Chocolate […]

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February 21, 2012

Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery To Open In Graduate Hospital This June

Dessert lovers, take note: Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery & Boutique is set to open at 1622 South Street this June. Former Philly ad exec Holly Ricciardi will unveil sweet and savory pies created with seasonal ingredients at this 20-seat vintage-modern bistro. Sweet selections from the opening menu include: sour cherry almond streusel; salted chocolate meringue; […]

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