Thursday, April 27, 2017
Primanti Bros. Names Marc-Andre Fleury Honorary Pittsburgher, Releases Sandwich in His Honor
Ahead of the start of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ round two playoff series, Primanti Bros. Restaurant and Bar is releasing a very limited supply of “Canadian Pitts-Burger” sandwiches – celebrating the play and commitment of honorary Yinzer and French Canadian Pittsburgher, Marc-Andre Fleury.
The sandwich, built on Primanti Bros.’ famous number two selling Pitts-Burger, is then piled high with Canadian bacon, cheddar cheese, a fried egg and fries, slaw and tomato.
“The Flower’s been in town since 2003,” said Toni Haggerty, iconic staple of Primanti Bros. original location in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District. “At this point, he’s practically a hometown boy.”
The sandwich is available starting today – but is only around while very limited supplies last. The cost is $9.29.
When asked if she was hoping to see Fleury stop by for the sandwich, Haggerty replied, “He better not. He’s got a lot of work to do. We’ll see him in a few weeks.”
In addition to The Canadian Pitts-Burger, Primanti Bros. has game time drink specials for all Pens games.
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About Primanti Brothers
In 1933, Joe Primanti opened a lunch cart in Pittsburgh's Strip District selling sandwiches to the hungry truckers who were coming and going at all times of the night. Encouraged by sales and positive feedback, Joe expanded to a small storefront where he was joined by his brothers Dick and Stanley and their nephew John DePriter. And that's how the very first Primanti Bros. location was born - Primanti Bros. currently has 38 locations, all dedicated to that early notion that folks deserve great food, with no pretense, for a good price.