Attempting to name the nation's best pies is like arm wrestling a bear: It's a losing proposition. But finding uniquely unforgettable pies, now that's something we can really sink our teeth into. Hop aboard the Pie Express for a trip around the country. Along the way we'll stop for sour-cherry pie in Michigan, chocolate coconut-cream pie on Oahu, and green-chile apple pie in San Francisco.
(Originally published January 28, 2011)