With Thanksgiving a little over a week a way, it's time to start thinking about dessert. There's no shortage of pie to be had in this city, but the bakers are taking pre-orders now and the best pies go fast. With that in mind, here's a map of 15 solid bakeries and restaurants that are offering whole pies for the holiday. The list includes pies that range from your classic apple and pumpkin to s'mores, poached pear, and even a few savory options, plus all the crucial info on how and when to order. Take a look:Read More
The Ultimate NYC Thanksgiving Pie-Buying Guide 2013
1. Four & Twenty Blackbirds
2. Dominique Ansel Bakery
The Cronut man himself is making both pumpkin and pecan pies for $38 each, plus apple tartes tatin for $40. Pre-order online for pickup between November 26 and 28. All orders must be placed at least two days in advance.
3. Pies 'n' Thighs
5. Marlow & Sons
6. Bien Cuit
7. Roni-Sue's Chocolates
8. Pie Corps
9. Épicerie Boulud
10. Bouchon Bakery
Classic apple, pumpkin and pecan pies are $28 each from both New York outposts of Thomas Keller's cafe/bakery mini chain. Order by phone or email email@example.com by November 22 at 5 p.m. for pickup November 27 or 28.
11. Balthazar Boulangerie
The options at Balthazar range from classic pumpkin, apple, or chocolate bourbon pecan pie for $40, to a poached pear galette or a maple-pecan and sweet potato pie mashup for $36 each. Take a look at the full menu, which also includes some non-pie options on the website. Order at least 24 hours in advance for pickup November 27 or 28.