There's something to it, the pie. It could be the way you literally dig into the dessert, how you shovel your way through the sweetness to get to a brittle, buttery crust for a perfect forkful of cream and crunch. Or maybe it's its aesthetic, how something so picture-perfect to start so quickly turns to a messy plate of topping, crumbs and flakes. Often times, messy tastes good.
Pies are beloved, whether they're sweet or savory, dainty or massive, and Philly has no shortage of places to satisfy your cravings. Classic diner standbys, elegant cheesecakes and old-school Pennsylvania Dutch delights, this city has it all. Check out the below bucket list for some of the city's best options, listed from south to north.Read More