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Libby O'Connell is the chief historian for the History Channel. In her new book, The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites, she examines the history of pie.
Nick Bishop is the owner of Aussie Pie Kitchen in Santa Monica where he serves an updated version of Australia's classic meat pies. He describes the tradition of Aussie meat pies and shares Adelaide's very own hangover remedy: the pie floater.
If you're Pie Obsessed, you've heard of Pie Town, a hard-to-find community off highway 60 in Western New Mexico. This tiny town has two cafes with Pie in their names: the Pie-O-Neer Cafe and Good Pie Cafe.
Photographer-producer Arthur Drooker first discovered Pie Town through the photographs of FSA photographer Russell Lee. His book Pie Town Revisited documents the town 70 years after Lee made it famous.