Owner Petra “Petee” Paredez learned her craft at Mom’s Apple Pie Company — a name which, in her case, isn’t just a cutesy affectation. Her parents actually own the bakery in Leesburg, Virginia.
At her New York shop, Paredez will sell what her website says is “damn fine pie for damn fine people” — in sweet and savory varieties. There’ll also be quiche, pastries, Parlor Coffee, tea from Greenpoint’s Bellocq and cold-pressed juices, Paradez tells us.
You may have already tasted them at Jimmy’s Diner in Williamsburg, but Paredez, who has spent the past several years teaching special needs children in the Bronx and Manhattan, decided to open her first brick-and-mortar venture in “pie-starved lower Manhattan.”
“Thanksgiving week will be a soft opening,” she tells us, “just so people can get pies in time for the holiday. We’ll have a more official grand opening soon after.”
For now, you can $30 Thanksgiving pies for pick-up starting Nov. 25.
Petee’s Pie Company, 61 Delancey St., bet. Allen and Eldridge Sts.