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Where to buy a good chicken pot pie?

I have been craving a chicken pot pie. Any suggestions for a GOOD pre-made pie? It is just for me so I want an individual serving (mini pie.) Thanks!

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  1. Ever tried Boston Market or Chicken Out Rotisserie pies?

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    1. re: Ericandblueboy

      In 54 years I've eaten Chicken Pot Pie many times and NEVER had a problem, but Boston Market Chicken Pot Pie gave me a nasty case of acid indigestion plus diarrhea and chills. Here's the ingredients list no wonder why??:

      Boston Market Pastry Top Chicken Pot Pie:

      POT PIE FILLING (POT PIE SAUCE [WATER, CREAM, ONIONS,CHICKEN BROTH, MODIFIED CORN STARCH, POULTRY FAT, WHEAT FLOUR, YEAST EXTRACT, SUGAR, WHEY PROTEIN CONCENTRATE, SEA SALT, SOY SAUCE {WATER, WHEAT, SOYBEANS, SALT}, NATURAL FLAVOR {CHICKEN FLAVOR WITH RENDERED CHICKEN FAT, SESAME AND SAFFLOWER OILS}, SOY LECITHIN, SPICES, ANNATTO {A NATURAL COLOR}], VEGETABLE BLEND (CARROTS, RED POTATOES, GREEN BEANS, GREEN PEAS, CALCIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM ACID PYROPHOSPHATE), POT PIE CRUST (ENRICHED WHEAT FLOUR [WHEAT FLOUR, NIACIN, FERROUS SULFATE, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID], WATER, PALM OIL [WITH BETA CAROTENE], ENRICHED WHEAT FLOUR [WHEAT FLOUR, MALTED BARLEY FLOUR, NIACIN, FERROUS SULFATE, THIAMINE MONONITRATE, RIBOFLAVIN, FOLIC ACID], SALT, DEXTROSE, NATURAL FLAVOR, SUGAR, ANNATTO EXTRACT, XANTHAN GUM, CITRIC ACID, SOYBEAN OIL, SKINLESS CHICKEN (CONTAINING UP TO 15% OF A SOLUTION OF WATER, SEASONING [SALT, SUGAR, CHICKEN STOCK, GARLIC POWDER, NATURAL FLAVORS AND MALTODEXTRIN] AND CARRAGEENAN AND SUGAR).

      ALLERGENS: CONTAINS WHEAT, MILK AND SOY.

    2. What is your location?

      We had the BEST chicken pot pie from the Pennsylvania Dutch Market on York Road in Cockeysville.

      They were $5.25 for the small one.

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      1. re: ronandaim

        Hi ronadaim- I am in Bethesda- wish I was near the Pennsylvania Dutch Market because it sounds great. Ericandblueboy- I will give BM & COR a try, and report back.
        Thanks! =) Still open for suggestions for other alternatives...

        1. re: chicken kabob

          a chicken saltena from pike pizza or any another bolivian place is very similar to a chicken pot pie and is the perfect size for one.

          1. re: chicken kabob

            If I had to pick between BM and COR, I'd go with COR.

            1. re: chicken kabob

              Lucky for you, the best chicken pot pie in the area is in Bethesda, at Praline. See Tom S.'s review: http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-....

              1. re: Bonz

                BONZ- Thanks so much for this tip! This restaurant seems fantastic. I will definately give a try. Cannot wait to try the chicken pot pie... among other things! And it is so closeby. Thanks again!

                1. re: chicken kabob

                  Do please report back on your experience.

            2. re: ronandaim

              just curious.......usually "Pa Dutch style" Chicken Pot Pie is usally pieces of chicken in a creamy chicken gravy with thick square "pot pie style" noodles. Was this what you had at the Pa Dutch Market ? It's definitely different than the traditional chicken pot pie which is baked with vegetables in a pie crust. I happen to love both styles,,,,,,,akthough Boston Market and Chicken Out's versions are as good the frozen ones you can get at any grocery store,

              1. re: MDicecreamguy

                Boston Market makes my favorite frozen pot pie. The fresh ones (at BM and COR) are just a bit better and I figure they'are pretty accessible.

                1. re: Ericandblueboy

                  Is there a Boston Market in DC? Is it metro accessible? I'm from Boston and really like Boston Market (as far as prepared/fast food goes). But for some reason I didn't think they had one in DC proper.

                  1. re: Elyssa

                    I don't know of one in DC, but there's one at Courthouse in Arlington that's just half a block from the Metro.

                    1. re: weezycom

                      There are several Boston Markets in the area. That one (based on one and only one visit) in the Court House area is absolutely the worst one I've ever been in. I had a quarter chicken there that was a quarter-sized chicken, lukewarm, tough, no flavor. I commented about it to the counterman as I was dumping most of it into the trash and he just shrugged and said "OK."

                      I don't mind their chicken pot pies except for the chicken, but at least I get better service and hot food at the Boston Market in the Landmark Plaza (I think that's the name). But I've decided that when I'm in that area and looking for cheap food, a slice of pizza at Valentino's just across the parking lot from Boston Market is both better tasting and better for me.

                      So, in general, I give Boston Market's chicken pot pie a reserved PFFFFTTTT!

                    2. re: Elyssa

                      Boston Market #3229
                      Jefferson Drive SW
                      600 Indepencence Avenue
                      Washington, DC, DC 20560

                      I don't know if it's metro accessbile.

                      1. re: Ericandblueboy

                        That's in the Air & Space museum. I haven't been there recently. Apparently it's part of McDonalds food court at the museum.

                  2. re: MDicecreamguy

                    PA Dutch Market has traditional style with a crust. BTW, the crust was heavenly! I'm mad at myself for not having stopped there sooner. While I'm on the subject, we got lots of good stuff from there including a soft pretzel and some chips.

                    1. re: ronandaim

                      I've had their chicken pot pie, and mine was of their noodle variety, which I did not particularly enjoy. I did not see the one with crust offered, is this a new addition?

                      1. re: coolblursn

                        This past weekend was the first time I was there, so I'm not sure if it is a new addition. They were in the case behind the counter that you see when you first walk in. FYI they are going to be closed on 10/11, so don't venture out this weekend.

                  3. re: ronandaim

                    I was going to suggest the PA Dutch market in Burtonsville -- or Laurel, if they've already moved.

                  4. I know this is not an individual pot pie, but the one they make at Costco is excellent. Puts all of the grocery store ones to shame. It is huge however, so one person might be able to eat it for a week.

                      1. Chicken Out in various locations does a very good Pot Pie. Tasty pastry shell and some mashed potatoes inside the pie makes it a little different and quite tasty.