Whether you’re a math whiz or simply a dessert addict, March 14 (also known as Pi Day) is the perfect excuse to indulge in a delicious piece of locally crafted pie. Here, where to find the slice you’ve been craving all winter long.
Hungry city dwellers who could care less about counting calories can top off a decadent dinner at Vernick with a sweet slice that’s brimming with powerful flavors. Give into your sweet tooth and slowly snack on this chocolate hazelnut dessert, which comes with a side of cinnamon ice cream. 2031 Walnut St., 267-639-6644
Dive right into a well-deserved serving of this heavenly pie from a stylish resto where comfort food is king. Topped with toasted coconut and sesame praline, this graham cracker-crusted slice is nothing short of addictive. 1234 Locust St., 215-546-2220
This classic Southern pie is best enjoyed with good friends and a refreshing cocktail. While you may have to fight off incoming forks from across the table, this thick slice is worth the struggle. 4503 S. Broad St., 215-282-3184
This dual-dessert brings new meaning to indulgence by filling a pecan and graham cracker crust with maple bourbon cheesecake. Forget about the main course and ask to see the dessert menu first. 700 Chestnut St., 215-222-5663
Whether you’re grabbing a pie to go or want to enjoy a bite on-site, let old memories of long division and fractions come flooding back to you on Pi Day at this small batch bakery in Rittenhouse Square. 269 S. 20th St., 215-644-9714