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Tag: Old Town Pie Company


Where’s the pie?

The Desserted Island Pie from the Seattle Pie Company. Photo by Janet Jensen/Staff photographer

Like you, I’ve been wondering what’s going on with the pie shop that was supposed to open in Tacoma this month. I got an email this morning from Alyssa Lewis, owner of the Seattle Pie Company with husband Patrick, who gave me an update about the future of her pie shop, Old Town Pie Company, on North 30th. I wrote about the pie shop here in February when the popular Seattle pie shop and cafe announced it would open a Tacoma outpost in the space that formerly housed Old Town Photo. Lewis told me today…. Read more »


Old Town Pie Company opening delayed

The Desserted Island Pie from the Seattle Pie Company. Photo by Janet Jensen/Staff photographer

Permits and details are taking longer than expected for the Old Town Pie Company to open on schedule this month. The pie store and cafe is the Tacoma outpost of the Seattle Pie Company that I wrote about in February. Click more to read the details about the opening date. Read more »


Carb loading at Met Market: Gelato, pie and paczki

Paczki doughnuts are a Polish treat and traditionally eaten on Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday. The doughnuts are available for a short time at Proctor’s Metropolitan Market. Photo by Janet Jensen/Staff photographer

A News Tribune field trip to Metropolitan Market in Proctor this week yielded an overload of carb finds. Our purchases included a Desserted Island pie, made by the Seattle Pie Company, which is opening the Old Town Pie Shop in March. We also popped by Met Market’s new gelato counter for a pint of pistachio flavored gelato. And our final purchase was a half dozen paczki – a thick, chewy, filled doughnut that is a Fat Tuesday tradition (emphasis on the Fat), and available in the store only for a short time.

Click “more” to read about our finds. Read more »