The World Needs More Pie

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Day 2: TV Pilot — Malibu & Venice

Yesterday I got to bake pies in my old place of employment, Malibu Kitchen. They aren’t set up for pie baking the way they used to be. I couldn’t find anything, including the recipe for Coconut Cream Pie, which meant our “serious” documetary turned into a standup comedy routine as I scrambled — with the … Read more

First Pie of the TV Shoot

A Triple Berry Pie makes its debut on”The World Needs More Pie” TV show. This beauty was created by four 9-year-old girls during a pie baking party in Venice, California. Today, we are driving the RV in a torrential downpour up Pacific Coast Highway — mudslides permitting — to visit Malibu Kitchen, the place I … Read more

Lights! Camera! Action!

The shoot for the pie TV pilot begins tomorrow. In all the preparation I contacted many different pie shops for permission to film and to arrange interviews with their pie bakers. All that talk of pie made me hungry. So when the end of my conversation with the owner of Apple Pan, one of Los … Read more