My favorite fried pies are returning | Rock Candy

Thursday, May 12, 2011

My favorite fried pies are returning

Posted By on Thu, May 12, 2011 at 10:56 AM

See that? That’s one of Ms. Lena’s fabulous fried pies. They’ve been extinct for about a year now — ever since the original closing of the DeValls Bluff pie shop.

As you’ve followed here on Eat Arkansas, Viv Barnhill brought back the pie shop featuring those big fluffy whole pies a while back. But the fried pies? Sadly, no. Something about that really amazing crust that crisps back up when you want it to, those big fried overstuffed pockets… dang, I have missed them.

Well, they’re coming back. Viv’s brother Carl is going to start back making them on Saturdays again, starting the 21st (not this Saturday but the next). I coulda sat on this information and gone and had my fill, but I like you people, and these pies need to be shared.

So the word is given. You’ll find Ms. Lena’s Pie Shop still where it has always been, on Highway 33 just south of Highway 70 in DeValls Bluff. Viv sells those whole pies on Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. but the fried pies are Saturday only. (870) 998-1393.

Tags: , , , , ,


Sign up for the Daily Update email
Favorite

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

More by Kat Robinson

Readers also liked…

  • Coming Monday: Little Rock Black Restaurant Week

    MoTown Monday is Ceci's Chicken and Waffles. Tasty Tuesday is Sims BBQ and Brewster's Soul Food Cafe. Wing Wednesday is Chicken King and Chicken Wangs. Soul Food Thursday is Lindsey's BBQ and Hospitality House and Food Truck Festival Friday is @station801. It's the first Black Restaurant Week.
    • Mar 8, 2017
  • New music from Isaac Alexander

    New music from Isaac Alexander.
    • Jul 14, 2017
  • No Small Talk Ep. 8: Katy Henriksen, Springs Arts preview

    A packed episode this week of "No Small Talk": a chat with Katy Henriksen, from Of Note on KUAF; Stephanie Smittle breaks down the Spring Arts issue; and we finish up with just a tiny bit of Oscar chatter.
    • Mar 9, 2018

Most Recent Comments

 

© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation