There's going to be a lot to see and do at Chow Bella Roosevelt Row's fourth annual Pie Social this Saturday, but don't worry -- there will be plenty of people on the same mission: Drop off the pies (optional), get the tasting tickets, find the best pies, taste, and repeat.
You might need a little help to boost your pie-eating efficiency . . . so here's a peek at our hints and hot spots for the Pie Social on November 16:
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See also: Pie Social 2013: Pie-Ku Contest Winners
A Pie Social rundown:
Time/Place: 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, November 16, at the "What Should Go Here" Pop Up Park at Second and Roosevelt streets
Bring: Two pies or $10 for five tasting tickets.
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Rules for bakers: Be sure to put your name/phone number on masking tape on the bottom of your dishes so we can return them. This year, dairy and meat fillings will be allowed and we'll have ice to keep them cool. You'll be responsible for the heat -- we'll have electrical hook-ups.
Celebrity Chefs: Eddie Castillo, Arizona Food Crafters Suzanne Gwyn, Bake Goods by Suzanne Dana Stern, Bragg's Factory Diner Jeff Kraus, Crepe Bar Marisa Lown, Gertrude's La Dawn Driscoll, Liberty Market Julie Moreno, Jewel's Bakery and Cafe Lindsey Magee, Ollie Vaughn's Katherine Dwight, Phoenix Public Market Country Velador, Super Chunk Sweets and Treats Dana Dumas, Sugar Jam Cookies Tracy Demspey, Tracy Dempsey Originals Amanda and Corianne Sizemore, Treehouse Bakery Karen Olson, Vonceil's Pies
And don't forget to check out some of the Roosevelt Row and downtown Phoenix hot spots we included on the field guide. There's shopping, dining and more to be done while you're in the neighborhood.