Find Guinness pie and Irish cheer at St. Paddy's Day parties
Everyone is at least a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day so we can all happily share the festivities and food specials taking place for the holiday in Tallahassee..
With luck, you’ll discover treats like Irish soda bread, Shepherd’s pie and corned beef and cabbage as well a pint of Guinness and perhaps a green beer, or two.
You’ll likely be seeing lots of green at many supermarkets (not talking about the produce) and your favorite local bakeries, with clover-shaped cookies and sweets decorated with emerald icing or sprinkles — and even a green-marbled pizza crust.
2020欧洲杯正规平台The St. Patrick’s Day spirit will be prevalent in parties, cooking classes and pubs. To help your search, here’s a look at some of the festivities coming up:
Cooking Irish food
Chef/owner Jessica Bright Altman will present a class at 6 p.m. March 17 on creating an Irish feast. Traditional dishes will include Irish pub salad, Irish soda bread (with Irish butter), Shepherd's pie, and for dessert, Irish whiskey bread pudding. The cost is $40 and includes a recipe package. BYOB. Lake Ella Cottages,1635 Monroe St; 850-264-2308.
2020欧洲杯正规平台: Instructors will be demonstrating a “not-so-traditional” Irish feast for attendees. The menu includes flakey spinach and Dubliner pie; pressure cooker corned beef and cabbage stew; sous vide roulade, Wellington-style with potato leek faris and Stout-glazed carrots and chocolate-Porter fudge brownies sundae. The cost is $45.
It’s at noon March 15 at the Village Square store, 3521 Thomasville Road; 850-893-3480.
Irish themed restaurant/bar specials
: The restaurant will be serving corned beef and cabbage (along with the regular menu) and green beer. Listen to Irish tunes performed by the group, Hot Mess, at 5:30 p.m. March 17. 1208 Capital Circle SE; 850-504-2333.
: Irish meets Italian at the pizzeria, where owner David Shearer will be serving green-marbled pizza crust. There’s a limited supply so call ahead or order ahead online. The dough will be available for small, large and personal pies and can be used for calzones, pizza and breadstick nubbies. 2887 Kerry Forrest Pkwy.; 850-597-9456.
2020欧洲杯正规平台: DJ Nate Bragg will be spinning dance tunes, plus there will be green beer, shamrock shots and the drink of the month: Irish Island Coffee. The party’s from 5 p.m. to midnight March 17. 1370 Market St.; 850-692-3116.
The Irish pub will be offering a St. Patrick’s Day lineup on March 17 that includes corned beef and cabbage, bangers (sausage) and mash, Reuben flatbread and Irish beef stew. The regular menu will also be served and there’s Guinness on tap. Bannerman Crossings shopping center, 3431 Bannerman Road; 850-999-8505.
: The restaurant at Proof Brewing Company will be serving a Rueben and the Shepard's pie empanadas with the fun name, Shepanada, to mark St. Patrick’s Day. Proof will be having several drink specials including $4 Irish whiskey shots, $4 Picklebacks, $5 Creatures in the Dark and $5 Creatures in the Dark bombs.1320 Monroe St.; 850-577-0517.
Baked goods with an Irish twist
The longtime bakery, open more than 50 years, will be serving clover-shaped cookies, Irish soda bread and Shepherd’s pie. You can call in advance to order. 1355 Market St.; 850-893-3752
2020欧洲杯正规平台: Jennifer Young bakes an assortment of cakes at this Southside bakery, which Young says is the only bakery on the Southside, but her St. Patrick’s Day choice will be a red velvet cake, except it will have a green filling instead of red. The bakery, with a soul food restaurant as well, is just north of the campus of Florida A&M University, at 614 Eugenia St.; 850-577-1776.
The shop will have prepared Irish food items in the freezer, including corned beef with leek and kale colcannon, beef and Guinness pie, Shepherd’s pie, Irish mac and cheese. Other items (not in the freezer) include Irish soda bread, pub cheese, chocolate Stout cake, Guinness chocolate doughnuts and shamrock shortbread cookies. You can order in advance. 2766 Capital Circle NE; 850-765-0811.