Looking for something sweet to start the new year off with? Lucky for you, National Pie Day is celebrated each year on Jan. 23.

National Pie Day started around 1975, when Boulder, Colorado, schoolteacher Charlie Papazian told his students he was declaring his birthday, Jan. 23, National Pie Day, the Denver Post reported. Forty-four years later, the holiday endures.

Here, some ways to indulge:

Credit: Wendell Brock

Credit: Wendell Brock

If you want to try some pie

The Colonnade. The Atlanta institution makes coconut cream pie worth stopping in for.

1879 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta. 404-874-5642, Facebook.com/Colonnade-Restaurant-Inc-113534438679225

Crave Pie Studio. Say “that’s ‘jes pie, darlin’ in store on Jan. 23 to get $1 off a mini chocolate chess pie.

3107 B Main St., Duluth and 360 Commerce St., Alpharetta. cravepie.com/

Magnolia Room Cafeteria. The Tucker spot serves up coconut pie we crave.

4450 Hugh Howell Road, Tucker. magnoliaroomcafeteria.com

Pie Bar. Check out the pie shop’s two locations will sell slices, whole pies, samplers and half and half pies.

8720 Main St., Woodstock, 678-402-6245 and 60 Powder Springs St., Marietta, 678-402-5176. orderpiebar.com/

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