Tarts

Tarts are a dish with infinite possibility. Created on a shortbread pastry base, most are sweet, filled with fruit or jam; but some are savory, such as egg-rich quiches. Tarts can be as big as a whole pie or small, single-serving size. When a tart is made with fruit cooked well enough to caramelize, it is known as a tart tatin, after the French Hotel Tatin, where it first was served in the 1880s. Legend says it was created as a mistake: an apple pie left in the oven too long and served upside-down.

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Strawberries atop a croissant at Porto's Bakery and Cafe
Porto’s Bakery and Cafe

GLENDALE, CA

Mission Pie

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Peter's Bakery San Jose burnt almond cake
Peters’ Bakery

SAN JOSE, CA

Beyond Bread

TUCSON, AZ

FIG - Peach & Cucumber Salad
FIG

CHARLESTON, SC

Island Restaurant

NEW YORK, NY

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