Find me some rhubarb pie TODAY
September 3, 2010 8:38 AM   Subscribe

Where can I buy a rhubarb pie in NYC today? Queens or Manhattan preferred, but I'll take what I can get.

I already called the Little Pie Company, and they don't have it.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero to Food & Drink (9 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
This may help.
posted by griphus at 8:39 AM on September 3, 2010

I think I saw some at the Union Sq greenmarket this morning
posted by rmless at 8:43 AM on September 3, 2010

If you can swing by Chicago today, I will make you a rhubarb pie.
posted by phunniemee at 9:00 AM on September 3, 2010

Call your nearest Wholefoods and see if they have them. And can I come over and have some?
posted by idest at 10:28 AM on September 3, 2010

I'm at the Union Square Greenmarket right now and didn't see any rhubarb pies. Treelicious (Un Sq West between 16th and 17th) and Just Rugelah (17th and Un Sq East) have other pies, though.
posted by kathryn at 10:38 AM on September 3, 2010

A lot of farmers are also considering packing up early due to the windy conditions! Get there fast if you're planning on shopping today.
posted by kathryn at 10:47 AM on September 3, 2010

Tradition says you don't harvest rhubarb after the 4th of July, as I have heard it. Tradition be damned, though, and I hope you find a great one. My rhubarb-- untouched by me since then-- is an unruly mass of stalks and leaves and would surely not be harmed by giving up a couple of pies.
posted by norm at 11:19 AM on September 3, 2010

Trader Joes has nice rhubarb and strawberry pies - don't know if you are near one or not.
posted by carter at 11:24 AM on September 3, 2010

Thank you all. This was a Q asked for a friend looking to jump start her labor (and rhubarb does that? Yea, I don't know)- they went down to Union Square Farmer's Market, but rhubarb pies were sold out, so they got a peach pie instead. But now I know all the good spots :D
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 11:41 AM on September 3, 2010

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