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Nov 29, 2011 08:51 AM

Pies and Tarts YYC

Can anyone tell me of a bakery or grocery store that sells either large fruit tarts or small fruit pies?

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  1. The French booth at Kingsland Market (La Creperie?)
    Yum Bakery in the Calgary Farmer's Market

    I'm sure there are many more but my mind is blank right now.

    1. Sidewalk Citizen Bakery...I think, Aviv used to make the best blueberry tart (galette) I've ever had. Looks like he's mainly baking bread and scones these days: may be worth contacting him to see if they'll do special orders.

      Bliss also makes and sells fantastic small pies out of their Chinatown bakery:

      Pies Plus has been mentioned here several times over the years:

      There's also Costco, I've had their pumpkin pies, can't say I was wowed by the crust, but the filling was good, and they're massive-maybe someone else can chime in about their fruit pies.

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      1. re: maplesugar

        +1 for Bliss. I make my own pies, but Bliss ones are excellent. They also make large ones, but you have to order them.

      2. I know Sobey's has small fruit pies but I've never tried them.

        1. I like the fruit tarts at the midtown co-op, but i'm talking about the custard ones with glazed fresh fruit on top.

          1. Don't forget that creepy log barn thing on 16th.

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            1. re: piano boy

              "Creepy log barn thing": that made me laugh :D

              1. re: Jasz

                Yeah. I'll be buying pies and tarts there - for my enemies.

                1. re: Scary Bill

                  Not good then?
                  What about Sunterra?

                  1. re: Jasz

                    Once a year or so I go to Sunterra just to see what's new. Sometimes I buy, sometimes not. If I do buy it is almost always a product from the shelves. I find Sunterra pretty expensive, and I haven't been impressed by the prepared foods vis-a-vis the price. This pretty much sums up my attitude towards a lot of "high end" grocers, I don't always see the value-add.

                      1. re: cellophane_star

                        Why? I got a coupon for a free tourtiere and I was going to check it out but if not good I won't bother.

                        1. re: hsk

                          They're not BAD, exactly. I really like Sunterra but I find their cakes & pies are lacking. Not as good as some other places but it might just be my preference.

                          If it's free, you can't lose so you might as well redeem the coupon.

                          1. re: cellophane_star

                            I haven't tried the pies but I do find the rest of their baked goods to be hit-or-miss.

                            I saw that Glamorgan Bakery has tarts; pies too but large ones.