Eyes On The Pies: Jenene Ronick and Luxury Attache’s Favorite Thankgiving Desserts

What’s a Thanksgiving spread without a delicious pie to round out the meal? From classic pumpkin to the questionably named “crack,” we present our favorite pies in NYC. Satisfy your Turkey Day sweet tooth with one of the specialty pastries below.

Heritage Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie
Yura’s on Madison
1292 Madison Avenue, near 92nd Street
Yura’s on Madison is known as a top dessert destination, and its heritage brown sugar pumpkin pie is routinely pegged as a top pick. Perfect for Turkey Day, this pastry has a buttery, flaky crust and a filling with an ideal combination of sugar and spice.

Classic Apple Pie
Hill Country Chicken
1123 Broadway, near West 25th Street
It’s no surprise Hill Country Chicken, known for Texas-Style home cooking, makes a great pie. Made with tart apples, a pinch of cinnamon and topped with a rich cheddar cheese lattice crust, this traditional pie was inspired by the founder’s grandmother Betty.

Crack Pie
Momofuku Milk Bar
Multiple locations
Milk Bar’s acclaimed pastry chef Christina Tosi’s signature pie is so tasty and creates such a euphoric feeling that one could easily become addicted. Crack pie, made with brown and white sugars, butter, cream, salt and a little corn flour, should definitely be consumed with caution.

Bourbon Ginger Pecan Pie
First Prize Pies
No Storefront
First Prize Pie’s bourbon ginger pecan won the first-annual Brooklyn Pie Bake-Off and motivated owner Allison Kave to start her business. The pie is made with toasted pecans, maple syrup, ginger (fresh, ground, and crystallized), and a healthy dose of the finest bourbon, which make this pie a very special treat!

Sour-Cream Apple-Walnut Pie
The Little Pie Company
424 West 43rd Street, between Ninth and 10th Avenues
One would hope that a bakery with pie in its name would excel in this department. The Little Pie Company’s best-selling item is also one of the city’s most sought after desserts, and is a unique twist on classic apple pie. It’s made with hand-sliced granny smith apples and fresh sour cream and is topped with brown sugar, cinnamon and walnut streusel.

Jenene is one of the foremost experts in concierge services and lifestyle management.  Over the past 10 years, Jenene forged and executed concierge programs with some of the world’s leading hoteliers, real estate developers, hedge funds, and Fortune 500 clients. Previously, Jenene ran guest relations at CNN for 7 years. At CNN, she learned to address the exacting demands of high net worth clients, and developed relationships with hundreds of exclusive vendors to seamlessly execute and exceed  requirements.  At Luxury Attaché, she leveraged her expertise to create a unique lifestyle service provision fueled by proactivity to provide clients with personalized service delivery, access, convenience and once in-a-lifetime experiences.  Jenene attended the NYU Stern School of Business, and the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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