Irish Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: March 14-16

    Mardi Gras is barely cold and we're already on to the next: St. Patrick's Day. Technically it's not until Monday, but we gotta bring home the bacon, so we'll be celebrating on Saturday. Spring is in full swing, too, though it doesn't officially start until March 20. Check out our favorite food-relat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    St. Patrick's Day 2014: Your Guide to Getting Lucky This Weekend in St. Louis

    Sure, St. Patrick's Day isn't technically until Monday, but who says we can't party now? Prep your liver for green beer and corned beef now so you're ready for the big day. Here's our official Daily RFT guide to the best St. Louis St Patrick's Day celebration ever:

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: March 22 to 24

    Plenty of dining options abound this weekend from barbecue and Baconfest to classes on fruit trees and baked sweets. Eat to support a special cause or to support art. Take your pick -- just click through the jump for Gut Check's full list of recommendations. Friday (Mar. 22): Lenten Fish Fries @ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: March 15 to 18

    Let someone else do the cooking for you over the next few days. Enjoy a special dinner prepared by a competent chef at spots like the Kitchen Conservatory, or get the full package of food plus entertainment over murder mysteries, variety shows and even glassblowing. Don't forget to enjoy Irish fare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    The 10 Best Irish Pubs in St. Louis

    To get everyone in the St. Patrick's Day spirit, here's an Irish poem about drinking: Some Guinness was spilled on the barroom floor when the pub was shut for the night. Out of his hole crept a wee brown mouse and stood in the pale moonlight. He lapped up the frothy brew from the floor, then back o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: March 8 to 10

    If you fly 30,000 oysters in from the Pacific coast, they will come. We imagine those were the sort of thoughts the folks at Schlafly had when planning their first stout and oyster festival. Help them make their shellfish dreams come true but checking out their event and more this weekend. Friday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events March 16-18

    Friday (Mar. 16): Pre-St. Patrick's Day Festivities @ Westport Plaza Head to Westport Plaza for a pre-St. Pat's Day celebration to go green for the weekend. The event features green beer, green food and green fireworks all alongside a scenic green lake. Free. 6 to 9 p.m. Around the World Wine Dinn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Ten Best Irish Dishes in St. Louis: Potato Soup at Annie Gunn's

    When one thinks of typical Irish fare, rustic russet potatoes often comes to mind. These simple, unassuming spuds have held their place in Irish history through famines, starvation and immigration. Lucky for us, many Irish immigrants brought recipes from their native land, and thus an Irish food rev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Ten Best Irish Dishes in St. Louis: Irish Soda Bread at The Daily Bread

    To many, Irish food is synonymous with potato soup, bangers and mash, and prototypical pub fare. But with St. Patrick's Day just days away, other Irish classics are making an appearance in local restaurants and bakeries. Irish soda bread is one such delicacy. For a taste of this festive bread we lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Ten Best Irish Dishes in St. Louis: Corned Beef and Cabbage at Helen Fitzgerald's

    Corned beef and cabbage is far from native fare in Ireland, and largely appears on menus to satisfy the tastes of tourists. On this side of the pond, though, the legend persists that corned beef and cabbage is authentic Irish cuisine, and, as a result, no other dish is as heralded as quintessentiall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Ten Best Irish Dishes in St. Louis: Irish Stew at Llywelyn's Pub

    There's no question that the Irish enjoy sneaking their national spirits, whiskey and Guinness into everything from coffee to cheesecake. Such is also the case with Llywelyn's Pub's (4747 McPherson Avenue; 314-361-3003) take on an Irish stew, which features a smooth Guinness-Jameson stock. This Iri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Try the Brown Bread Ice Cream at Tigin Irish Pub

    Deborah Hyland​Desserts at most chain restaurants of the Irish sort tend toward bread puddings in whiskey sauces or generic chocolate baked goods combined with Bailey's Irish Cream. Heck, even non-chain Irish restaurants (ahem, McGurk's) load their dessert menu with the obvious. The Brown Bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Happy St. Pat's! Your Food's Not Really Irish!

    retroist.comNot Irish.​ We hate to ruin your day - okay, not really - but while you're reveling in the St. Pat's festivities with your green beer and Car Bombs and corned beef, we're here to tell you that it's all fake. That's right. Your favorite St. Patrick's Day eats? They're not really I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    The Wearing, Giving Away and Eating of the Green at Chipotle

    Corned beef and cabbage not your thing? According to Wayne, the official St. Louis Chipotle Tweeter, if you're wearing green, you can score free guacamole on your burrito at any local Chipotle Mexican Grill. ​

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 3.11

    ​Missouri state representative Jim Viebrock wants to circumvent federal bans and allow horse slaughter for food in Missouri. Viebrock argues that unwanted and abandoned horses can be slaughtered and sold to European and Japanese markets. (USA Today) New York State legislator introduces bill t ... More >>

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  • Music

    January 30, 2008

    Flogging Molly

    7 p.m. Wednesday, February 6. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.

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    March 14, 2007
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    March 14, 2007

    St. Patrick's Day Events

    Week of March 15, 2007

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    September 20, 2006

    Irish Eyes Are Smiling

    At the Irish Country Fair

  • Calendar

    May 31, 2006

    Pretty in Pink

    And full, too

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    March 15, 2006
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    March 9, 2005

    St. Patrick's Day Parties

    Week of March 9, 2005

  • Dining

    November 13, 2002

    The Little Things Count

    McGurk's never disappoints, because it gets the little things right

  • Restaurants

    April 17, 2002