Today is March 14 (3-14). Do you know what that means? It is Pi day!
Americans jokingly celebrate Pi day (3-14) as “Pie” day. Suddenly, the date that looks like a mathematical number (3.141592654 . . . ) becomes a day to eat delicious dessert!
Do you know where to find delicious pies or other desserts in San Diego and San Francisco? We have a list of some of our favorites. Warning: you may be very, very tempted to eat some dessert after reading this list!
Best Pies in San Diego
Extraordinary Desserts1430 Union St
San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 294-7001
D Bar Restaurant
Heaven Sent Desserts
Best Pies in San Francisco
Three Babes Bakeshop
Three Babes Bakeshop does one thing: PIES. To sample one, you have to preorder. Choose from any pie on their weekly list, so expect the options to change often! To give you an idea of some delicious menu options, the Babes’ list for this week includes Brandied Apple Raisin Walnut, Salty Honey Walnut, Brown Sugar Pear Custard, and Vanilla Sugar Buttermilk. Yum!
600 Guerrero Street
tartinebakery.comThis husband and wife team cook up beautiful desserts at their San Francisco location. What to expect on their menu? Anything from delicious Lemon Cream Tarts to the Tres Leches Round Cake with coconut milk moistened chiffon with cajeta (a thick, sweet syrup) and cream.
1720 Polk Street
1 Ferry Building
Like many of the other shops on our list, Miette Patisserie has impressive accolades: it was named one of the top ten pastry shops in the world by Conde Nast! Miette calls its desserts “traditionally American & birthday-party perfect.” Sounds like the perfect way to celebrate a birthday party when you are in the U.S.!