Charting the best pie in the Bay

Photo courtesy of Mission Pie's website.
 
Whether holiday season is approaching or not, a good pie is pretty much always a timely dessert. Still, the autumnal falling of the leaves does coincide with foodies falling at their knees for pumpkin, apple, mincemeat pies and the like.
 
Flaky crust, buttery crust, gluten-free crust. And then there’s all the formulas for sweetness in-between. Put your finger in many pies at any of these BARTable favorites that know how to piece together the perfect whole pies for your holiday gathering or divide pinched crusts into personal slices.
 

Photo courtesy of Mission Pie's website.

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Mission Pie

24th St. Mission (SF)
Photo courtesy of Three Babes Bakeshop's website.
 
Though it doesn’t have a permanent storefront, the Three Babes Bakeshop regular stand at the Saturday Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in San Francisco, five minutes from Embarcadero Station, is a dessert-lover’s must. read more...

Three Babes Bakeshop

Embarcadero (SF)
Photo courtesy of Eric Wong.
 
Just imagine: You and a fork on Dora’s (formerly A Dora Pie) sunny back p read more...

Dora's

Downtown Berkeley
Photo courtesy of East Bay Dish.
 
As you can tell by the name, don’t expect Lois the Pie Queen to eat humble pie when it comes to the soul food haven’s exalted desserts. Famous pies alongside equally famous fried chicken and waffle feasts are what’s on the menu at this homey Oakland restaurant. With a welcoming staff in a casual environment, Lois the Pie Queen fittingly looks like a little red house on the corner of 60th and Adeline Street, near Ashby Station. read more...

Lois the Pie Queen

Ashby (Berkeley)

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