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Humble Pie

We were driving down Rainier from Jackson to Dearborn and passed the distinctive smokestack that identifies Humble Pie on the right...where is their sign? We expressed some concern about their continued existence when new construction was springing up in that area and decided we needed to have lunch there and write about it.

Humble Pie is unlike other pizzerias one has visited; the first thing you see as you approach the building is a large chicken coop with some happy looking hens strutting around. (Unhappy caged chickens have that look in their eye which makes you back off!) On the street side of the approach is a raised bed with healthy looking herbs. There is an outside area for eating and a ramp as well as stairs making access easy for those who might use a cane or walker or even a wheelchair.

The menu is posted inside and there is an order window. As one of us is a veggie and the other a carnivore, we asked about splitting a pizza. We were told that if our two choices had the same base (tomato sauce or white sauce), it could be done. To allow my spouse to go for a sausage (Uli’s sausage), I opted for the Field Roast sausage. I am not one of those veggies who needs a meat substitute, and would have chosen the roasted garlic, Gorgonzola an