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Review: Australian Meat Pies []

Posted in Beef, Chicken, Meat Pastries, Meat Pies [] with tags , , on June 3, 2008 by chomposaurus

Here’s the brief Wikipedia definition of the Australian meat pie:

An Australian meat pie is a hand-sized meat pie containing largely minced meat and gravy sometimes with onion and often consumed as a takeaway food snack. It is considered iconic in both Australia and the neighbouring New Zealand. The popular brand Four’N’Twenty produce 50,000 pies per hour and Australians consume an average of 12 meat pies each per year

Twelve seems low; that’s what I could eat in a week of heavy pub-crawling. When I lived in Australia, I was thrilled to discover the meat pie; I stand by my assertion that no food better serves the drunken student masses, with their needs for grease, meat and carbs.

But where could I find them in the U.S.? This weekend, Chomposaurus reviewed four pies from the Brooklyn store and online meatpie outlet; our panel of reviewer’s thoughts lie below.
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