Magpie to open Saturday on South Street

Holly Ricciardi's Magpie Artisan Pie Bakery & Boutique is now fully baked, and she has set an opening for 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 1) at 1622 South St.

Ricciardi - a graphic designer and amateur pie specialist making the switch to the pro ranks - dubs the atmosphere of her 18-seater "nanna chic." She'll sell sweet and savory pies for $4.50 to $8.50 a slice, and $28 to $35 for a whole (advance orders).

Website is here.

Opening menu:

Plum Cherry Almond, Orange Blossom Peach Raspberry, Buttery Caramel Apple

Sour Berry Thyme Custard, Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse, Lime Custard with Basil Whipped Cream, Butterscotch Bourbon

Savory (with a side of pickled vegetables)
Tomato Corn Cheddar, Chicken Tarragon with White Wine Sauce, Croque Monsieur