Tag Archives: pie

Jongewaard’s Bake n Broil — It’s Peach Pie Season!

22 Jul

[* this is a quick break from the PDX coverage that was supposed to end a month ago. I’ll be back to procrastinate on the PDX posts soon.]

Hey, it’s peach season! And what better way to celebrate the middle of stone fruit season than with a fresh peach pie. One of the best examples around is in Long Beach at local favorite, Jongewaard’s Bake n Broil (JBB).

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UCLA Food and Science Pie Lecture with Christina Tosi and Zoe Nathan

20 May

I paid $25 to taste 2 oz. of pie from UCLA undergrads.

The draw was that the UCLA Food and Science class invited Christina Tosi of Momofuku Milk Bar and Zoe Nathan of Huckleberry and Milo and Olive to judge the students’ pie experiments and lecture on pie. Yes, that’s right — I paid to hear two great bakers lecture on pie but not eat any of their pie.

Also, guest judging were two UCLA profs and two UCLA alums, Jonathan Gold and Evan Kleiman.

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The Pie Hole – a Slice for National Pi Day

15 Mar

In celebration of 3/14, National Pi Day, I ventured back to the Pie Hole, a place I had wanted to love but found so disappointing.
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The Pie Hole – What’s Missing Here?

28 Feb

Seems like a pretty simple recipe for greatness: hipster neighborhood, social media marketing, previews at summer food events, AND PIE! Shouldn’t this be the greatest thing ever?


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