10 local ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with FOOD

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t all about stout and Irish whiskey. Dorothy Lane Market is offering a “St. Patrick’s Day To Go” meal at each of its three stores. Photo from Dorothy Lane Market web site
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St. Patrick’s Day isn’t all about stout and Irish whiskey. Dorothy Lane Market is offering a “St. Patrick’s Day To Go” meal at each of its three stores. Photo from Dorothy Lane Market web site

Whether in Dayton or Dublin, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations do tend to focus on the liquid refreshments associated with the holiday, with Irish food playing second fiddle.

But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Here are a few ways to “Go Irish For A Day” that have nothing to do with whiskey or stout. Although we wouldn’t judge if you washed this great food down with a tidy pint.

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Jiggs Dinner. Photo contributed by Corner Kitchen.
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Jiggs Dinner. Photo contributed by Corner Kitchen.

CORNER KITCHEN JIGGS DINNER

Corner Kitchen is hosting its Jiggs Dinner all week. It will feature house-made corned beef, cabbage, potatoes and soda bread.

WHEN: Now through St. Patrick's Day

WHERE: 613 E. 5th St., Dayton

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WHOLE FOODS KEGS AND EGGS

Whole Foods has a Goidelic event for foodies, too. At their "St. Paddy's Kegs and Eggs" event, you can have free reign of five food stations and five Irish beers paired with appetizers for $10, with $2 pints of Great Lakes Conways Irish Ale also available. Bonus: they'll even have live music.

WHEN: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: 1050 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Dayton

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IRISH CLUB FEAST

The Irish Club of Dayton is hosting its annual two-day St. Patty's Day Party where you can party — but not go hungry thanks to the Irish Stew and food specials. Best of all, you can do it all again after the "Big O' Breakfast" for just $5 the following morning. 

WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday, March 16 through 11 p.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: 6555 Dog Leg Road, Dayton

BREWERY CELEBRATION PLUS FOOD TRUCK

Star City Brewing Co. is hosting its first St. Patrick's Day celebration with the Star City Party. At the event, guests will enjoy a variety of activities, and most importantly, delicious food. Son of a Biscuit food truck will be on site.

WHEN: 6 a.m.- 11 p.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: Star City Brewing Co., 319 N. Second St., Miamisburg

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TRY TROLL PUB ‘PUB GRUB’

Troll Pub Dayton set their grand opening for St. Patrick's Day. Their made from scratch "pub grub" offers revelry-seekers another option beyond the Dub Pub up the street.

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: 216 Wayne Ave. (just north of East Fifth Street) Parking available for $5 adjacent to the patio.

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DEWBERRY 1850 IRISH DINNER

Dewberry 1850 isn't disappointing with their special St. Patrick's Day dinner. The meal includes corned beef, shepherd's pie, croquettes, reubens, cabbage and potato salad.

WHEN: 5-9 p.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: Dewberry 1850 (inside the Marriott University of Dayton), 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton

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GREEN DONUTS AT DUCK DONUTS

Duck Donuts is getting festive with green donuts and sprinkles, plus 99-cent coffees. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

WHEN: Extended hours 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: Duck Donuts, 1200 Brown St., Dayton

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IRISH INSPIRED FEAST AT RACQUET CLUB

Dayton Racquet Club has an Irish-inspired menu you won't want to miss. While you enjoy Guinness, Killians and Jameson Whisky, you won't be able to resist their special menu that includes a Lucky Green Salad, Irish Beer Cheese Soup, Corned Beef Melt Pub Sandwich, Killian's Beer Batter Cod, Lamb & Guinness Stew, Irish Whiskey Cake and Twin Creme De Mint and Oreo Parfaits.

WHEN: Friday and Saturday, March 16-17

WHERE: Dayton Racquet Club, 40 N. Main St., Dayton

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THE PUB SPECIAL MENU

The Pub in Beavercreek also has a special, can't-miss menu. With corned beef and cabbage, Guinness Stew, Reuben sandwich, Fish and chips, Whisky Bread Pudding and more.

WHEN: Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: The Pub, 39 Greene Blvd., Beavercreek

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IRISH BUFFET AT O’CONNERS IRISH PUB

O'Conner's Irish Pub will have an outdoor all-you-can-eat Irish buffet featuring corn beef and cabbage, cabbage rolls, Irish stew, bangers and mash, shepherd's pie, green beans and mashed potatoes.

WHEN: 9:30 p.m. Friday, March 16- 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17

WHERE: O' Conner's Irish Pub, 2200 N. Limestone St., Springfield

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