Tuesday, August 20, 2013

PieTisserie Moves Out

By Luke Tsai
Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 1:26 PM

A public service announcement for fans of Jaynelle St. Jean's excellent (and much-lauded) pies: If you're thinking about picking up a slice from the PieTisserie pie window located inside of the Mexican restaurant Nido (444 Oak St., Oakland), you can save yourself the trip. Sadly, as of a couple of weeks ago, the pie shop has closed.

The good news is that St. Jean plans to keep her business alive. She told What the Fork that she’s launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise money for a new brick-and-mortar shop. In the meantime, St. Jean will resume taking pie orders sometime next week.

One of PieTisseries memorable mini-pies.
  • Luke Tsai
  • One of PieTisserie's memorable mini-pies.
Check the PieTisserie website for details about ordering and pickup during this interim period.

Got tips or suggestions? Email me at Luke (dot) Tsai (at) EastBayExpress (dot) com. Otherwise, keep in touch by following me on Twitter @theluketsai, or simply by posting a comment. I'll read ‘em all.

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