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Your NYC St. Patrick's Day Irish Food Itinerary

Ashley Tam 4 comments

St. Patrick's Day is coming up on March 17th, which means that whether or not we actually have Irish ancestry, we get to pretend to be Irish anyway. One of the best parts? Planning where to eat. We've looked back at our favorite pot pies, fish and chips, and corned beef—traditional Irish and otherwise—to tell you where to get the best. More

A Sandwich a Day: Corned Beef and Cabbage at 'wichcraft

A Sandwich a Day Lauren Rothman Post a comment

In the mood to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Through March 18th, 'wichcraft is grilling up the classic corned beef and cabbage, pressed between two slices of buttery rye bread and sporting a thin layer of melted Gruyere cheese. More

Bar Eats: McSorley's Old Ale House

Bar Eats Nancy Huang 2 comments

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, make it a point to grab a brew and a bite at McSorley's Old Ale House, the oldest Irish pub in the city. Established in 1854, the bar has seen its fair share of wars, presidents and mobsters, from the Civil War to Prohibition to post-World War II. Today it is an East Village icon, a tourist destination as much as a local hangout, and home to some of the city's rowdiest bar crowds after 6 p.m. More

Happy St. Patrick's Day! Three Tasty Soda Breads

Carey Jones Post a comment

From left: Amy's Bread, Bouchon, Tom Cat. [Photos: Robyn Lee] Top o' the morning to you! We'd set out to find you a tasty Irish soda bread for St. Patrick's Day, but all three we tried were excellent, in... More

Shamrock Shakes Sighted in Union Square

Carey Jones Post a comment

Thanks to SE user butterface for pointing out this Gothamist piece confirming that McDonald's Shamrock Shake will, in fact, be available at the Union Square West McDonald's today (map). Green milkshake fans, rejoice!... More

St. Patrick's Day Cake at Bouley Bakery

Sugar Rush Kathy YL Chan Post a comment

[Photo: Kathy Chan] Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Bouley Bakery's chocolate cake. Two layers of moist Devil's Food cake with Irish Cream buttercream layered in the middle. There are bits of crunchies buried with that cream—chocolate pearls,... More

Irish Soda Bread at Bouchon Bakery

Sugar Rush Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Yesterday, we covered the soda bread at Ladybird Bakery. Today, a slightly fancier, Bouchon Bakery-ified version ($3.25). It's individually wrapped in pretty paper, without the misshapen edges my Irish eyes are used to. This one is more golden-tinted. Cough,... More

Sugar Rush: Irish Soda Bread at Ladybird Bakery

Sugar Rush Erin Zimmer Post a comment

Not too buttery, not too dry, and a little oblong around the edges—just the way a good, authentic soda bread should be. Plus you'll get a few raisins and caraway seeds in every ripped-off hunk. Ladybird Bakery in Park... More

Where to Get Killer Corned Beef for St. Patty's

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Irish or not, serious eaters need serious corned beef on St. Patty's Day. We've scoured the city for restaurants, delis, and butchers that are pickling and braising beef themselves. This is the serious beef you need. More

McSorley’s Is Still the Authentic Irish Pub You Want It To Be

Erin Zimmer 1 comment

Bill Barich, author of A Pint of Plain responded to readers’ questions about Irish pubs on the New York Times' Diner's Journal blog this morning. When asked about authentic pubs in New York City, he said: "I’d say McSorley’s most... More

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