You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy bangers and mash or black pudding, dishes that honor the Emerald Isle.
How about washing them down with a Black and Tan … or maybe Black Velvet!
When you head out for a taste o’ the Irish, this list of Irish food terms can help you decide what to order. (Singing hinnies, anyone?)
And while you’re in an Irish frame of mind, here are what IrishCentral.com considers the top 10 Irish phrases. They’ll help you sound authentic.
Erin go bragh!
P.S. And don’t make the mistake I did when I created this post: It’s St. Paddy’s Day, not St. Patty’s Day.
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