Eastern Greenpoint is starting to get its share of good stuff lately and Pie Corps is the latest addition. Pie Corps is set to open their café on October 16th! They will not only sell their delicious homemade hand pies, mason jar pies and galettes but will include soups, pickled veggies, coffee and other homemade beverages.
Friends Cheryl Perry; a chef & former Natural Gourmet instructor for 20 years and former acupuncturist Felipa Lopez who connected over a shared love of artisanal foods started Pie Corp in May 2011. They decided on pie for its ability to cater to both sweet and savory as well as its ability evoke endless creative combinations. With pies like sweet potato-fennel-parmesan or pumpkin-maple-bourbon, it’s easy to see what Perry means.
The duo started selling their pies upstate before joining the New Amsterdam market and other markets around the city. Perry and Lopez decided on Greenpoint to open their retail store because they see Pie Corps as a great fit for Greenpointers: they’re hip, tend to be foodies and appreciate good quality food. Pie Corps proximity to McGolrick Park and PS 110 is a real treat – the store will provide a portable lunch or snack for hungry children or people headed to the park.
Pie Corps also does catering and special events. When speaking of a recent order for a child’s birthday party which were animal shapes hand pies, Perry said “If you can make pie out of it, we make it!’
77 Driggs (btw Monitor and Kingsland)
Opening October 16th, 2012
M-F: 7:30 am – 8:00 pm
Sat: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sun: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Photo Courtesy of Eating in Translation.