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Proper Pie Co. offers customers special Pi Day deal

Posted at 8:31 AM, Mar 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-14 08:34:26-04

RICHMOND, Va. — One Richmond’s acclaimed purveyor of pies is offering a special deal for customers on Pi Day, Monday, March 14. Proper Pie Co., the Church Hill shop where Food Network’s Alton Brown said he had “the best” pumpkin pie, will open at noon to celebrate the day which celebrates Pi(e).

“For the first time in pie shop history, we will be open on a Monday to celebrate Pi Day!” Proper Pie posted on Facebook. “Yes, we will have our annual mug giveaway! First 100 mugs free with purchase of a savory or sweet pie. One per customer. We will have some extra for purchase as well. First come first served.”

Pi Day is celebrated on March 14, because the date mimics the first three digits of the mathematical constant pi, which is 3.14.

If you’re in the mood for pie, here’s a look at the Proper Pie’s Monday menu:

Mince & Cheese
Chorizo & Egg
Lamb, Spinach & White Bean
Chicken & Kumara
Mushroom, Asparagus & Ricotta
Vegan Mushroom & Asparagus
Spinach & Cheese Roll
Sausage Roll
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Pasty (not vegetarian)

Sweet by the slice:
Blueberry Apple (vegan)
Buttermilk & Raspberry
Chocolate Chess
Chocolate Raspberry Cream
Coconut Cream
Dutch Apple
Lemon Meringue
Mango Coconut Custard
Mock Turtle (vegan)
Peach & Blackberry Streusel (vegan)
Pear & Almond Tart
Sour Cream & Blueberry
Strawberry Rhubarb (vegan)
Sweet as:
Anzac Biscuit
Ginger Crunch
Bev’s Vanilla Ice Cream
Caramel Slice
Cherry Pecan Brownie
Yo Yo
The soup today is Quinoa & Chickpea (vegan)