Because it’s never too early to plan your St. Patty’s Day bash, here are a few things in the works. We are sure there will be more, and we will add them as they come in!
Flower crowns, Gunpowder Irish drinks at Death or Glory
Wear a flower crown and sip a Gunpowder Irish Gin cocktail—free!—from Death or Glory at its St. Patrick’s Day bash on March 17. The crowns are free to the first 50 folks who show up and the cocktail will be complimentary until supplies run out. This Delray Beach venue, known for its cocktails, will also have house-made shepherd’s pie ($14) and vegan’s shepherd’s pie made with Impossible Meat ($15). Death or Glory, 116 NE 6th Ave., Delray Beach; 561/808-8814.
Dubliner lines up cloggers, bagpipes, more
On March 17, just march yourself over to The Dubliner in Mizner Park for Palm Beach Pipes and Drums Marching Troop, the Adam David Duo (11 a.m.),Walt Rooney Irish Folk (noon), Irish cloggers and bagpipers (2 p.m.), Spider Cherry (3 p.m.) and U2 tribute band, Someday Radio. That’s in addition to the traditional Irish buffet with corned beef and cabbage and shepherd’s pie, of course. For kids, there will be face painting, magicians and leprechauns! The Dubliner, 435 Plaza Real, Boca Raton; 561/620-2540.
TooJay’s starts Irish fest now
On the menu now through March 18, all of TooJay’s 27 Florida locations are offering traditional corned beef and cabbage dinners, Famous Murphy’s seafood chowder and chocolate-covered Irish cream cheesecake. toojays.com
(Photo above courtesy Death or Glory)
Lynn Kalber was raised in Boca Raton and has always worked in Palm Beach and Broward counties. She is a career journalist, with 26 years at The Palm Beach Post alone, where she wrote feature and food articles, edited the food section and wrote about wine as part of the Swirl Girls. She lives in West Palm Beach with her husband, writer and author Scott Eyman.