This charming little cafe in DTLA serves fantastic pie and coffee. All pie is made from scratch in this family run pie shop. Becky Grasley and her son Matthew Heffner opened this little gem a couple
of years ago right across from Wurstkuche. Chef Beth Kellerhals (of Hatfield's, Drago Centro, A-Frame, Hot Chocolate, and most recently Sunny Spot) who attended The French Pastry School in Chicago, serves up both sweet and savory fare. For breakfast try
the Seasonal Quiche or SeasonalBerry Pocket Pie. ($4.50-$6). Sweet pie slices include fall favorites such as Double Crust Apple, Mo's Pumpkin, and Maple Custard ($5-$6). The Maple Custard pie tastes just like creme brulee and has a silky smooth filling.
Small Pocket Pies ($3-$6) come in three varieties, Mini Chocolate Crust Coconut, Brown Sugar Walnut, and Seasonal Fruit. These are great to grab on the run. Savory pies are filling and delicious. My favorite is the Mac and Cheese Hand Pie. Tons of noodles
are covered with four cheeses then stuffed into a crispy shell. Chicken and Cornbread Pot Pie is also a winner. It's chock full of chicken and vegetables and makes a hearty lunch. Top off any sweet pie slice with a scoop of Vanilla ice cream ($2) and
some homemade whipped cream ($.50) for a real treat. The Pie Hole Blend Coffee is rich and flavorful. Espresso is Dark Arts. For whole pies call the pie shop. Remember supplies are limited so if they run out of your favorite pie it's tough luck!
Call first! The Pie Hole 714 Traction Avenue (The Arts District) (213) 537-0115. Parking in adjacent lot.
Recommendations: Maple Custard Pie, Seasonal
Pie, Chicken and Cornbread Pot Pie, Mac and Cheese Hand Pie.