Today, September 20th, is National #PepperoniPizzaDay!  

Since 1889, pizza has evolved from the original Margherita pizza with only tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil, to a variety of toppings including the most popular - pepperoni!

Here’s some great pizza deals and discounts:  (Friday, September 20)

Papa John's: The chain has two Pepperoni Day specials Friday: Get a large, one-topping pizza for $8 with promo code 1LG8 or upgrade to a large Ultimate Pepperoni Pizza for $10 with code PEPDAY.

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse: Through Sept. 30, donate $1 or more to No Kid Hungry and get a free Pizookie coupon to use on a future visit. Also through Oct. 6, get a $3 Pizookie.

Cicis Pizza: Get a free unlimited kid’s buffet with purchase of an adult buffet and large drink Friday with a coupon. There’s also a carryout deal through Sunday: Buy any size pepperoni pizza and get a second for 50%. Both coupons are available at www.cicis.com/offers.

DoorDashThis deal isn't only for National Pepperoni Pizza Day and continues through Sept. 30: Place an order through DoorDash and use promo code FEEDAMERICA and DoorDash will provide 10 meals to Feeding America per order and customers will get a $5 credit to use on an order in October.

Domino's: Three-topping carryout pizzas are $7.99, the company announced in a tweet.

Marco’s Pizza: Friday through Sunday, get a Large Pepperoni Magnifico for $9.99 at participating locations with offer code MAG999.

Papa Murphy's: Through Sept. 23, get 50% off online orders with a $20 minimum purchase with promo code 50YUM.

Pizza HutMembers of the Hut Rewards loyalty program will get an email deal. Buy any regular-priced pizza and get a $1 medium pepperoni pizza Friday.

SliceA mobile app that works with more than 10,000 pizzerias is offering new users $5 off with promo code PEPDAY2019 through Sept. 30. Download the app at www.slicelife.com.

I grew with an Italian mom, so, she would make homemade pizza for our family every Saturday!   I still have great memories of her making two pizza’s for our family of six every weekend.  And, back then, as I am today, I was a picky eater.  I used to scrape off all the meat and veggies onto my plate and my dad would eat my toppings.  lol.  I was happy eating just the tomatoes and the pizza pie/crust. 'buon appetito"

Source: USA Today #PepperoniPizzaDay