Here's the equation: March 14 = cheap pi(e), particularly pizza, and other bargains.
Retailers and restaurants are serving up their best Pi Day deals. Yes, March 14 is 3/14, and mathematical pi is rounded down to 3.14.
Geometry flashback: Pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, and has an infinite number of digits.
In honor of the day, here are seven sales you can take a bite out of this March 14. Check with each business for full details and exclusions — and act quickly because these deals are available only for a limited time. Note: Most offers are valid only at participating locations.
1. Blaze Pizza: In-restaurant only, join the pizza party and enjoy a pie for $3.14. There's a limit of one Pi Day deal per guest.
2. Bojangles': Get three sweet potato pies for $3.14.
3. Boston Market: Print the Pi Day coupon from Boston Market’s website (or show it on your phone) to get one free rotisserie chicken pot pie with the purchase of another pot pie and drink.
4. Hungry Howie’s: Get a one-topping medium pizza for $3.14 with the purchase of a Howie Bread at the regular menu price. Use code PI18. This offer applies to online and carryout orders.
5. Microsoft Store: You can’t eat this one, but you can save up to 31.4% on select Dell PCs. Select Windows Mixed Reality headsets are available for $314.
6. Papa Murphy’s: Online only, order a large, thin, one-topping pizza for $3.14. There’s no coupon code required.
7. Your Pie: Get an individual pie for $3.14. There’s a limit of one pizza per person. This deal does not apply to call-in or online orders.
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Keep an eye out for similar deals at food establishments and businesses near you. In the past, pizza joints, in particular, have liked to play up the day, according to The Coupons App, a free download that congregates deals.
You’ll find most Pi Day offers advertised on social media. Since some locations are excluded, when in doubt, call your local business and ask if it's honoring the deal.
Happy Pi Day!