to the topic. But try as we might to penetrate the elusive shroud surrounding one of our nation's most beloved foods, what sets one pie above another comes to down to a matter of personal preference—and we wouldn't have it any other way. Our favorite pies of 2013 proudly run the gamut
, from buttery Detroiters to bready Sicilians, Neapolitan classics, and a few newfangled hybrids. See them all in the slideshow!