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Secret Recipe: Market Shots from Frances

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Every week, we ask the city's favorite chefs for the recipes to their most loved cocktails, bar snacks, starters, entrees, and desserts. If there's a dish you can't stop thinking about and want to make at home, email Your wish may end up on the blog, along with the actual recipe from the chef. Check back every Thursday for a new secret recipe. 

Obsessed: Alan Carter, Pastry Chef at Mission Beach Cafe on Pie Crusts

I guess it’s fair to say that I’m obsessive about the ways pies should be done because I’ve been disappointed a lot. You go into a place, and you see pie, and you think, oh yes! Then you notice that the crust is so pale, and you think, I was going to thank you, and now I want to slap you!

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