After trying a juice cleanse for a whole 23 minutes, I realized something quite remarkable: milkshakes taste a lot better. And though it may be wishful thinking to wait for a study that proves milkshake cleanses are healthy, I will most certainly do that waiting with a shake by my side. And what better time to enjoy one than during the summer when birds are chirping, kids are playing and you can be slurping. Here’s a list of some of our favorite spots for a treat that’ll make you question why juice cleanses are even a thing.
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Fall flavors are popping up all around town and it isn’t any different at Magpie on South Street. The pie spot has just revamped their menu for these cooler days. Caramel apples, cinnamon and of course pumpkin dot the sweet offerings. Butternut squash, gruyere and chorizo chili warm the savory pies.
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This Saturday September 1 at 11am Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery and Boutique will open its doors to the hungry pie lovers of Philadelphia. Open for lunch, dinner, or dessert from 11 to 8 p.m. owner Holly Ricciardi will sell sweet and savory pies (and pie fries!) in her eighteen seat shop. Slices will range from $4.50-$8.50, and whole pies will be $28-$35 and must be ordered in advance.
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Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery & Boutique is coming to 1622 South Street this June. The twenty-seat bistro will include an eight-seat counter in a stylish bistro space.
Behind the pies is Holly Ricciardi who was an ad executive before turning fulltime to baking.