Grab the whiskey, dust off the bagpipes, and start practicing your best jig. These Ulster County eateries are doing Saint Patrick’s Day right.
111 North Front St., Kingston
This award-winning eatery offers a real-deal Irish repast, complete with corned beef and all the fixings, at its North Front Street restaurant. At the bakery, don’t miss out on the Irish soda bread, which flies off the shelf every year, and be on the lookout for Irish-themed cupcakes and other treats.
84 Main St., New Paltz
Throughout March, head to McGillicuddy’s for house-made corned beef Reuben sandwiches, Irish egg rolls full of corned beef and sauerkraut, Shepherd’s pie, Irish nachos, and Irish potato soup. Celebrate the day right with a hearty meal and a Guinness or beer on tap.
744-746 Broadway, Kingston
Parade on over to The Anchor’s St. Patrick’s Day brunch. The pub restaurant will have Irish food and drink specials on the big day and all month long. Visitors can celebrate early with corned beef Ruebens on marble rye and a side of ale chili or the Hudson Burger with corned beef, swiss cheese, and Russian dressing. Over 15 taps of local and American craft brews are available, along with seasonal cocktails.