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It’s like Triple B in a pie, bro!

So, I’m heading off to the bank to get some Icelandic koronas, when I spot this funky little Aussie-style pie shop in the food court. At Kanga, they’re serving up nine kinds of savoury pies—and they’ve even got sausage rolls, son! You could go around the world with a Traditional Aussie, a Kiwi Classic, or even a butter chicken pie, but it was the Canadian that caught my eye, for obvious reasons:

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OK, let’s break it down. You’ve got some frickin’ yuuuge pieces of steak, meaty chunks of bacon, braised with Amsterdam Downtown Brown beer, and a savoury gravy, all inside a warm, flakey crust. Dude, this is body by yuuuge pieces of steak, meaty chunks of bacon, Amsterdam Downtown Brown beer, and a savoury gravy inside a warm, flakey crust! Normally, when I get a meat pie at like Longo’s or something, I’m like, where’s the beef bro? Well, it’s right here. All of it. The only thing that could make this place more funkalicious is if they added a lamb pie. Can you say Dirty Deeds Done With Sheep?

When the moon hits your eye like a beef ‘n beer pie, that’s amazing!

So here’s the deal. I was heading down Dundas to Rotate This to pick up tickets for the Misfits reunion tour, when this sign stopped me in my track pants. Now, I dunno if it was the amazing moustache or the bitchin’ bowler hat that got my attention, but I knew it was time to take a pit stop at The Pie Commission.

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This cozy neighbourhood joint is serving up all sorts of righteous pies, from braised beef ribs to butter chicken to beef tacos, bro! But you know I had to go with the beef ‘n beer pie. Dude, this is body by beef ‘n beer!

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OK, let’s break it down. You’ve got the flaky, fall-aparty crust, the beef is super tender, and it’s got a nice savoury veal stock with just a hint of beer. I even slathered some of their house-made BBQ sauce on top for some added smokiness. Serve this up with a side of thick, scrumptious, just-salty-enough fries and an Orange Whip, and you’ve got yourself a Bomb.ca lunch, bro! The only thing that would make this meal any better is if they had Hostess Fruit Pies for dessert…

Pretty sure I could smash seven of these, son!