Did you know that March 14 is Pi Day? This is a holiday we all want to celebrate! In fact, we took to the hottest bakeries in South Florida to find the top spots for pies on such a great occasion. To our shock, most bakeries did not have one pie on the menu! We found out exactly where you, the reader, go for pies and it all began to make sense. With March 14 being Pi Day, March 15 just has to be diet day!
The Good Pie Company
5665 S. University Drive
Davie, FL 33328
(954) 562-4760
www.thegoodpiecompany.netThe name says it all. This company makes good pies. In fact, they have over 32 different pies on the menu. They have everything from fruit-filled pies to meat and poultry, vegetarian to quiche and even cream. In addition to the menu, The Good Pie Company allows you to “create your own,” where you can design your own pie for take-out and with the ability to eat-in.

Two Fat Cookies
245 NE 2nd Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 265-5350
www.twofatcookies.comBelieve it or not, this is one of the few bakeries that isn’t also a diner or chain restaurant that serves pie in South Florida. And, when we say they have pies, they sure have pies! These pies are so rich and creamy; you gain about five pounds just looking at them! If you don’t know the difference between a tort and a tart, you will learn it at Two Fat Cookies. While not necessarily a pie, a tart is a dessert using a pie shell and filled with fruits or rich fillings, such as chocolate. They are topped with whipped cream, too. Unlike pie, they are a bit thin, which makes for a different experience than a traditional pie. The torte, like many pies, is filled with jams and butter creams. The crust, however, is more cakelike than a traditional pie. That said, Two Fat Cookies has tortes, tarts and traditional pies, in addition to their great selection of cookies, cakes, cupcakes, cookie cakes and cake pops!

Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop
2818 N. Miami Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
(786) 449-2517
www.firemanderekspies.comLocated in the heart of Wynwood, Fireman Derek introduces guests to a variety of sweets, including multiple ways to eat your pie. Traditional pies such as cherry and apple are very popular here. And, while technically not a pie, Fireman Derek has a host of cheesecakes that will have you stretching the definition of “pie” for the day. Amazingly attractive, you will want to try everything on his menu — even the crack pie, which looks very hideous but is dangerously delicious. Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop is probably the only place one can experience fudge-dipped flan on a stick!

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Bob Roth’s New River Groves
5660 Griffin Road
Davie, FL 33314
(954) 581-8630
www.newrivergroves.comA stamp of approval, the country is served with Bob Roth’s pie. Not only does the New River Groves establishment serve guests with pies, fruits and smoothies, but they regularly ship to out of state fans. At Bob Roth’s, pies are kind of a big deal. In fact, sources say that it was the family behind Bob Roth’s New River Grove that had the Key Lime Pie officially named the State Pie of Florida and has made it a staple of the state since. On the menu, Bob Roth’s New River Groves hosts a variety of traditional pies, according to season, and using only real fruits and ingredients.

Blonde Giraffe Key Lime Pie Factory
92220 Overseas Highway
Tavernier, FL 33070
(305) 922-2400
www.blondegiraffe.comIf you get on US1 and travel all the way into the deep south, you will start to come across from really beautiful waters and run smack-dab into the Blonde Giraffe. Also known as The Original Key Lime Pie Factory, you can’t miss it. The Key Lime Pie Factory isn’t just a giant factory where they make key lime pies for shipment to the world, they are also a place to go with your friends and family to share a pie or enjoy a frozen key lime pie on a stick.

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Jessica N. Abraham-Hogan is the owner of Shorty Produkshins in Orlando, Florida, and specializes in Social Branding and Public Relations for both the Professional Services Industry and Entertainment Business. Over the last 13 years, she has worked with many publications and has created branded content for multiple organizations, Globally. BrandSocial.me