Monday, March 17, 2008

Tasty Eats For St. Patricks Day (Mar. 17)

SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Today (Mar. 17), celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by indulging in Ireland’s finest foods.

The Field pub and restaurant in San Diego – where American Idol contestant Carly Smithson pulled pints before hitting the Idol stage – whips up traditional Irish fare year round, and they have some suggestions to make St. Paddy’s Day a fulfilling event.

Bartender Keith Bloomer says true Irish partiers dig into traditional eats like fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, or corned beef and cabbage.

Last St. Patrick’s Day, The Field sold more than 250 corned beef sandwiches, but with all the belly-busting goodness and green beer, many found it hard to keep from going into a food coma.

To ensure the party lasts all night, Bloomer says, “Don’t eat too many potatoes. They make you sleepy.”

To wash down all the delicious Celtic cuisine, Bloomer suggests a pint of Guinness or Harp lager, or a “Half-and- Half,” which combines the two brews.

(Contact numbers available only to subscribing media or trial media users. You can request samples at the Wireless Flash web site.)
Copyright © 2008 Wireless Flash News Inc. All rights reserved. Wireless Flash® and FlashNews® are registered trademarks of Wireless Flash News Inc.