“The new 36-seat bake shop — twice the size of the original — puts Kaplan’s pies within reach of more Miamians and in the neighborhood where Kaplan has lived for the last 10 years.”
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Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop & Café Miami New Times
You know the saying: Firefighters make darn good pie. No? Well, it should be a saying considering fireman Derek Kaplan bakes the most luscious ones in town. Kaplan’s story began with an affinity for baking at the age of 15.
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop opens its doors
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop opened in Coconut Grove this weekend, Saturday was the first day of what is a soft opening. But if you want to try something rich and delicious, stop by.
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop in Miami is more than a burgeoning pie empire
Miami doesn’t want for establishments where you can get your fix of desserts like pies and cakes. But if there’s one thing the founder and face of Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop isn’t worried about.
Coconut Grove just got sweeter. Fireman Derek’s pie shop is finally opening
Coconut Grove, your diet is over.
The new Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop, which announced a second location on Main Highway last year, opens this March in Coconut Grove
Fireman Derek’s Five Steps to the Perfect Pie for Thanksgiving
Pie is the capper to any and every Thanksgiving celebration, but mastering it is perhaps the most challenging part of the meal.
Fireman Derek’s Bake Shop by Zagat
Tattooed fireman Derek Kaplan, known for plying his desserts via food truck, goes brick and mortar, vending seasonal pie varieties like key lime, apple and pecan