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West Virginia - Home of the Pepperoni Roll!

Posted by Christina Entenmann on

Did ya know? Pepperoni rolls are not only a yummy treat for your tummy guts, they are also as uniquely West Virginian as Babydog and the Mothman so we designed a tee just for you!

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More history - They gained popularity in the early 1900’s after a coal miner named Giuseppe “Joseph” Argiro spotted his friend holding a pepperoni stick in one hand, and a piece of bread in the other. It was at that moment when inspiration struck Argiro. He said to himself, “you know what would be amazing? If my man could hold both of those tasty products in the same hand, and eat them simultaneously, that’s what!” And Argiro was right. By 1927, he had hung up his hard hat and opened the Country Club Bakery in Fairmont. Celebrated as the birthplace of the pepperoni roll, the Country Club Bakery is still operational today.  Read our full story: https://hashtagwv.com/2022/04/pepperoni-rolls-for-days-w-a-taste-of-eggcellence/