What better way to celebrate National Pi Day than with a slice of pie. Executive Chef Govind Armstrong whips up his signature sweet potato chocolate pie that plays with the classic combination of sweet and savory, served with a maple pecan topping and cinnamon whipped cream. 3767 Santa Rosalia Dr. (323)299-5599.
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen
The farm-to-table neighborhood restaurant, offering seasonal, market-driven fare from Executive Chef Jeremy Fox has Pastry Chef Laurel Almerinda is baking up banana caramel cream pie, chocolate pie, strawberry rhubarb crumble pie, and blueberry crostata. Celebrate National Pi day with a bite from one of these luscious treats. 1119 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica (310)393-7050.
To celebrate the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, written as 3.14, Blaze Pizza is offering all custom-made whole pizzas for $3.14 all day on March 14. Think Chipotle but for pizza – Pizzasmiths help guests custom create a pizza any number of 40 fresh toppings, in an assembly-line format. Blaze’s 11” pizzas are cooked in an 800* open-flame oven and are ready in less than 3 minutes! Investors in Blaze Pizza include LeBron James, Maria Shriver and Tom Werner (owner of the Red Sox). For locations of all the Blaze Pizza www.blazepizza.com
RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen
National Pi (3.14) Day on Friday. Executive Chef Mohan Ismail is preparing and serving a Bangkok Coconut Cream Pie with a Southeast Asian twist to the classic dessert. Born in Singapore, Chef Ismail makes his pie with Jasmine rice crust, Pandan meringue and Passion Fruit caramel.
Like all the desserts at RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen, the Bangkok Coconut Cream Pie is made in-house and can be enjoyed amongst family-style. 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, (310) 552-9988.
Executive Chef Jose Melendez knows how to end a guests meal by seducing them to order a deep-fried pecan pie. The dessert features two donut-sized hand pies covered with whiskey caramel sauce and served with vanilla ice cream. 9200 W Sunset Blvd #650 (310)278-2050
The fan favorite of the dessert menu, Pastry Chef Tonye Dunn maple berry pie with a maple berry filling and spiced streusel topping. It’s served with brown sugar ice cream. Chef Dunn’s pie crust recipe is a classic flaky, thick pie crust, and uses a variety of berries in her recipe including huckleberries, gooseberries, and blackberries. 4451 Admiralty Way (310)823-6395.
Sweet Rose Creamery
Pastry Chef Shiho Yoshikawa makes ice cream pies that include a small S’mores pie with homemade graham crust, chocolate ice cream, and homemade fresh marshmallows. She also makes a popular large salted caramel pie with homemade chocolate crust, salted caramel ice cream, and topped off with whipped milk. Her large banana pie has a homemade chocolate crust, seasonal banana ice cream, and topped off with milk. 225 26th St #51,(310)260-2663 and 7565 Beverly Blvd. (310)260-2663.
If you don’t have a sweet tooth, you can still celebrate National Pi Day with one of Pitfire’s most famous signature pizzas, the Burrata Pie. It’s topped with housemade burrata cheese, wild arugula, caramelized onion, hazelnuts, and a pesto drizzle. 801 N. Fairfax Ave. #101 (323)544-6240.
Marie Callender’s There is no better way to celebrate the beginning of Spring and National Pi Day than with Pie! Now through Mar. 31st, Marie Callender’s is offering $5 off any Whole Pie for customers who dine-in at the restaurant. The promotion is valid on all of Marie’s famous pie’s including their legendary favorites, cream pies and the new Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Pie. To find the closet restaurant, go to: mariecallenders.com,
The promotion includes any of Marie’s famous whole pies such as Apple, Chocolate Cream, Lemon Meringue, Pumpkin and more!!! The $5 off any Whole Pie promotion is only valid for customers who dine-in at the restaurant. The PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CAKE PIE is the newest pie, featuring Marie Callender’s flaky crust filled with peanut butter cream, moist chocolate cake and chocolate chunks, the pie is topped with rich chocolate fudge icing and fresh whipped cream.