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Cravings: Fish N Beer’s Key Lime Pie

Chef Antonio Ramirez's sweet story of pie—and new beginnings.

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Kevin Morrison tapped Dominica native Antonio Herrera Ramirez to run the kitchen at his year-and-a-half-old RiNo restaurant, Fish N Beer, primarily because the chef is a whiz with seafood. But it turns out Ramirez—who recently landed in Denver with his family after Hurricane Irma destroyed their home of almost 10 years in the U.S. Virgin Islands—also has a magic touch with sweets. Case in point: his ethereal Key lime pie. As Ramirez tells it, almost every restaurant in the Caribbean has its own version. So what makes his iteration so good? House-made graham crackers become crumbs for the crust, which is filled with tangy-bright, silky Key lime custard and velvety (not sticky) torched Italian meringue. You’ll be thankful Ramirez found a new home here in the Mile High City with every melt-in-your-mouth bite. 3510 Larimer St., 303-248-3497

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