Pi Day 2016: 27 circle-shaped foods to enjoy to celebrate 3.14

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By: Krystal Vivian kvivian@953mnc.com

Anyone needing an excuse to eat pie on Monday, March 14, need to look no further than the date.

Monday is Pi Day — a day celebrating the mathematical number of pi, or 3.14. Pi is the ratio of a circle’s circumference (distance around) to its diameter (distance across). It’s a constant for circles of all sizes.

Pi is an irrational number, meaning it has no end. Mathematicians have calculated pi to over 3 trillion digits. The first 10 are: 3.1415926535.

There are many ways to celebrate Pi Day, but one of the most popular methods is to eat.

Here are 27 circle-shaped foods to enjoy on Pi Day:

  • Dessert pies
  • Pizza
  • Pot pies
  • Cookies
  • Cake
  • Quesadillas
  • Hamburgers
  • Quiche
  • Pancakes
  • Bread bowls full of soup
  • Cupcakes
  • Muffins
  • Doughnuts
  • Peas
  • Sushi
  • Bagels
  • Sliced cheese
  • Ravioli
  • Sliced potatoes
  • Meatballs
  • Biscuits
  • Falafel 
  • Crab cakes
  • Stuffed mushrooms
  • Oranges
  • Dippin’ Dots ice cream
  • Fruit tarts

Did we miss your favorite circular-shaped food? Let us know what it is in the comments below!