5 roadside pie stops in Western Washington
Lynden Dutch Bakery
Stop on the way to the Canadian border for a slice of whatever’s in season. On the menu recently: raspberry-rhubarb and Dutch apple (facebook.com/LyndenDutchBakery).
Copper Creek Restaurant
Look for the old-timey red-shingled storefront in Ashford, just before the entry to Mount Rainier National Park. House specialty: Blackberry pie (360-569-2799 or coppercreekinn.com/coppercreek/restaurant.html).
Just off Interstate 5 in Vancouver, Wash., pie is served all day, including blueberry, cherry and marionberry (360-693-6736 or peachtreerestaurant.com).
Ten miles shy of Port Townsend in Jefferson County, look for the flowered neon sign. Wild blackberry pie tops the menu at this time of year (360-732-4631).
Big Y Cafe
Fresh pies are made daily at this Peshastin eatery, just east of Leavenworth in Chelan County. Recent choices: peach, apple and strawberry-rhubarb (509-548-5012 or bigycafe.com).
Brian Cantwell, Kristin Jackson, Lynn Jacobson