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A Slice of Pie

By Chuck Sudo in Food on Jan 23, 2010 6:00PM

Photo from Caroline Clough's apple pie recipe post from November 8, 2007.
We had pretty surprised by the response to last week's coffeehouse post that we thought we'd try to catch lightning in a bottle again. Today is National Pie Day and we asked the Chicagoist staff, "What is your favorite pie?"

Here are their responses.

Aaron Cynic: "French silk or oreo cookie pie, if you can call that pie. Really it's just
chocolatey goo smeared on a pie crust, but it's delicious."
Benjy: "I love apple pie! My favorite are these, from Wisconsin."
Veronica: "I'm not a fan of super sweet sweets, so key lime pie is my go to dessert choice. Just writing it's name right now made me crave it."
Laura Browning: "Sweet potato chiffon pie with a graham cracker crust, topped with a dollop of homemade whipped cream. My mom makes it every Thanksgiving and Christmas."
Tankboy: "It's cheezmo, but I love french silk pie from Baker's Square. It reminds me of first dates and the early stages oh high school crushes."
Carrie: "Brown bag apple pie and please make it ala mode."
Prescott: "I don't often eat dessert (I save my empty calories for alcohol) but close sources tell me the chocolate pecan (pronounced 'puh-CAHN') pie at Heaven on Seven is the shit. True?" (Ed. Note: Truth — Sudo)
Rob: "Dutch apple! All the way! Lightly heated with a cup of coffee on the side."
Lindsey Miller: "Peanut butter pie. Or boysenberry with crumb topping."
Karl: "I'll go savory and vote for 'shepherd's.'"
Chuck: "mado's kidney pie from their recent beef dinner was all that and the proverbial bag of chips. Teeming with hearty chunks of kidney meat, carrots and thick beef gravy, it shaved a year off the life expectancies of all who ate it."
Marcus: "Pecan."