Pies and the holidays just seem to go together, but taking them to a tailgate party is a bit tricky because they are fragile to transport and hard to serve. Hand pies are individual treats that can be made ahead of time (even frozen) and brought to the game with very little fuss.
The Clown Bloq – a protest group that claimed it would dress in clown makeup and throw pies as political opponents during the NATO Summit – now says it was all a hoax from the beginning and was designed to con the media.
A Chicago taste treat is making a comeback — and word that “Pies by Fasano” have returned for the first time since the 1980s to selected stores and restaurants has people hunting for them.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has two homemade pies for his Thanksgiving dinner — made by an eighth-grader at the South Side’s Namaste Charter School.
The date today makes it a winner for those in the pie-making-business.