ARDSLEY, N.Y. -- Pie oh my. Saturday, Jan. 23 is National Pie Day, one of those unofficial food holidays created to celebrate pies and all their glory (or date we say, all of their fillings?).
What's Your Favorite Kind Of Pie?
According to the National Day Calendar , the first pies appeared around 9500 BC in the Egyptian Neolithic period or New Stone Age. Aside from being a source of sweet tooth satisfaction, pies have also been used over the years for film humor ever since Actor Ben Turpin received one in the face in the silent movie, "Mr. Flip" in 1909.
In Westchester County, residents have a host of pie places to choose from. Plan now to buy yours. And feel free to tell us where you like to go for your pie-fix.
Riviera Bakehouse in Ardsley (660 Saw Mill River Rd., 914-674-0000) is one of the County's biggest dessert destinations. You'll find around 10 pie varieties here, with apple pie being among the top seller.
Other popular spots worth traveling to:
- Galloways Country Kitchen, 69 Harney Rd,. Scarsdale, (914) 725-4074
- Grandma's of Yorktown, 3525 Crompond Rd., Cortlandt, (914) 739-7770
- Homestyle Desserts Bakery, 24 S Water St, Peekskill, (914) 737-2902
- Martine’s Fine Bake Shoppe, 10 Fisher Ave, Tuckahoe (914) 346-8650; 48 E Parkway, Scarsdale (914) 722-4949
- Patisserie Salzburg, 77 Purchase St. Rye, (914) 921-4458; 1 Christie Place, Scarsdale,(914) 472-8300
- Susan Lawrence Gourmet Foods, 26 N Greeley Ave, Chappaqua, (914) 238-8833
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