Best Place to Take Your Grandparents in the Mission - 2010
You know what grandparents don't care about? Going to the hottest new restaurant, with the most bleeding-edge crew of mixologists and the loudest electro albums ricocheting from the speakers. (Come to think of it, we don't either.) Which is where Mission Pie comes in: There's no arguing with freshly baked pie. And no one can argue with Mission Pie's friendly business practices. Most of the young workers behind the counter have put in time at Pie Ranch, an educational and commercial venture in Pescadero that teaches kids about farming and supplies the store with many organic ingredients. Put that together with comfortable seating and giant windows looking onto bustling Mission Street, and we have achieved the optimal urban grandparent experience.