2017: Brooklyn Voted Four & Twenty Blackbirds Best Pie!
Four & Twenty Blackbirds
439 Third Avenue. (718) 499-2917. www.birdsblack.com
Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie bakery was founded in 2009 by sisters and pie makers Melissa Elsen and Emily Elsen. The sisters learned to appreciate the art of pie-making from their Grandma Liz, and have taken inspiration from her culinary traditions along with their passion for seasonal ingredients and creativity with flavor combinations. Named “Artisans of the Year” by Time Out New York in 2011, their pies have received critical praise and have been featured in a variety of international food media.