Monday, September 7, 2009

DUB Pies 09-05-2009

Location: 193 Columbia St. BK
Time: 6pm
People: RB and myself

Feelings: As we were strolling along our new favorite area, Columbia Street Waterfront, we saw a sign that said, "Let Them Eat Pie, Authentic Australian & New Zealand-Style Gourmet Meat and Vegetarian Pies." My Scotsman, RB, cannot ignore a meat pie, so I knew I was going into this place, and I was happy to see that they had vegetarian pies available.

Their atmosphere reminded me of a stereotypical Brooklyn coffee shop with a very laid back attitude. I saw Milo drink on their menu, and I was reminiscence of my childhood in Japan. (We get a lot of Australian products.) This is indeed a New Zealand- Australian joint!

The pies were pre-made and sitting in their warmer. A very friendly and courteous lady took our order of one shepherd's pie ($5.75) and curry vegetarian pie ($5.50) and put them into thermo bags for take away. They seemed a bit pricy for the size. I did not order my childhood beloved Milo drink since it was already beyond our budget.

The meat of the shepherd's pie was flavorful, and the potatoes were crisp and buttery. My curry vegetarian pie tasted fresh and extremely buttery. It was on the heavy side, and one pie surely filled me up. The outside of the crust was very flakey, and inside was doughy and buttery. I am certain some sort of very unhealthy ingredients must have been in it to make this as heavy and delicious as possible. They have a lot of vegetarian options, but they surely have enough butter and milk to leave a cow dry.

The pies were extremely satisfying, and they were definitely nowhere near light. One was more than enought, so $5 for a small pie somewhat makes sense if you want to be full.


Jessica said...

I *love* Dub Pies. Their other location is in WT near me - try the breakfast pies if you're ever out and about that early! (They come with or without bacon.) And their "flat white" is hands-down the best coffee in Brooklyn, but you'll need a Lactaid first.

Yosh. O said...

i heard about their flat white!! i'll have to try it next time... with a lactaid!

Gar said...

good things come in small package fit this pie. :)