Happy Pi-Day! (π)
3/14, or 3.14159265359
Happy Pi-Day! For those of you who don’t know, Wikipedia defines Pi as:
“The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, approximately equal to 3.14159. It has been represented by the Greek letter “π” since the mid-18th century though it is also sometimes spelled out as ‘pi’ ” wikipedia
Celebrate this mathematical constant as you would any other, by gorging yourself! Check out the pies offered at these restaurants:
Post & Beam
Do you like tubers in your sweets? This restaurant’s Sweet Potato Chocolate Pie plays with the classic combination of sweet and savory, served with a maple pecan topping and cinnamon whipped cream.
Post & Beam, 767 Santa Rosalia Dr, Los Angeles, California 90008
Looking for an extra-southern kick to a classic? try the Deep-Fried Pecan Pie, it features two donut-sized hand pies covered with whiskey caramel sauce and served with vanilla ice cream.
BOA Steakhouse, 9200 W Sunset Blvd #650, West Hollywood, California 90069
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen
Executive Chef Jeremy Fox is baking up banana caramel cream pie, chocolate pie, strawberry rhubarb crumble pie, and blueberry crostata!
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen, 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
CAFE del REY
The favorite, Maple Berry Pie has a maple berry filling and spiced streusel topping, served with brown sugar ice cream. Chef Dunn serves up a classic flaky, thick pie crust, and uses huckleberries, gooseberries, and blackberries in her recipe.
Cafe del Rey, 4451 Admiralty Way,Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Pitfire Artisan Pizza
The Burrata Pie, the only savory pie on this list, is is topped with housemade burrata cheese, wild arugula, caramelized onion, hazelnuts, and a pesto drizzle. Did we mention that the burrata cheese was housemade?
Pitfire Artisan Pizza, 108 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 and many other locations.