Pi Day means cheap pies — and beer — at District of Pi


Buy any District of Pi deep-dish pizza today and get a second for $3.14. Or is that $3.141592? (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

There are a number of ways to celebrate, from the Maryland Science Center to a pie festival in Mount Pleasant, but I’d suggest heading to the District of Pi pizzeria on F Street NW, which honors its namesake theorem with a slew of Pi Day deals. Buy any pizza and get a second for $3.14. Pints of the house beer, brewed by St. Louis’s award-winning Schlafly brewery, cost $3.14 all day. And at 6 p.m., the bar will have a Pi memorization contest: Anyone who can recite at least 50 digits of Pi wins a prize; the person who can remember the most takes home a $100 gift certificate.

Need more inspiration for this gorgeous afternoon? Take a look at our list of the area’s best pies, or see the Buzz’s suggestions for local events. The Style Blog has a roundup of ways to celebrate, which range from pie crust recipes to math-themed raps.

Fritz Hahn has covered bars, drinks and nightlife for the Washington Post Weekend Section since 2003, but he also writes about everything from Civil War battlefields to sailing classes. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram.

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