Thirteen Pies: Good Food, Good Conversation

Last week I was invited to a Media Dinner at Thirteen Pies which is tucked neatly within Buckhead Atlanta’s mixed-use development. The restaurant is not your typical pizza parlor. A quick look at the menu will likely solidify that fact for you. The Thirteen Pies menu showcases appetizers, chef-driven salads, house-made pastas, thirteen different pies and some wonderful seasonal desserts. The famed “thirteenth pie” rotates monthly and is a favorite feature for...

Buttermilk Pie

When I was growing up, I didn’t even like the concept of buttermilk.  I thought the thick, sour liquid should remain in the carton it was stored in.  So, the first time I heard of Buttermilk Pie, I was a little more than apprehensive about trying it.  A couple family members swore to me that the pie was really good and although they seemed very sincere, I just couldn’t do...

Quiche Lorraine & Fresh Fruit

This morning when I walked into the kitchen to prepare a little breakfast I glanced over at a package of bacon and decided to bake a quiche for dinner.  Quiche Lorraine is one of my favorite pies.  I tend to bake it for breakfast or brunch but recently I’ve gone through some weird change that has blurred the breakfast/lunch/dinner boundaries.  Now I can eat savory pasta leftovers for breakfast and a bowl...