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Deuce's Charm'd Pop Up

St. Patrick’s Day pop-up Charm’d has officially returned to Wrigleyville. The pop-up re-opened February 10th at Deuce’s (3505 N Clark Street). 

Deuce’s is the team behind other pop-ups like Santa Baby, Rudolph’s, Nightmare on Clark Street, and Major League Bar, and they’re back with Charm’d, multi-room, multi-level Irish experience featuring wall-to-wall Irish decor, lucky charms, multiple bars, social photo-ops and a whole lot of leprechaun mischief.

Additionally, Charm’d will be hosting a few spring floral workshops on Tuesday, March 1 and Tuesday, March 15 from 6pm-8pm. 


  • For $55, expert instructors from Blossoms Anytime & B Collective will lead you through the creation of your very own spring floral arrangement.

  • Each participant receives: 1 glass of champagne (21+), spring flowers to build your arrangement and a vase.

  • Additional food & drink may be purchased during the event. Tickets can be booked online.

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Photo courtesy of Deuce's

Kennedy Rooftop

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Kennedy Rooftop, fittingly named after the First Irish-Catholic President, JFK. For a limited time, the rooftop is also offering private igloo reservations with special food and drink packages and a rooftop curling rink for a little friendly competition and fun. 

Thorn Restaurant Lounge

Thorn Restaurant Lounge, located inside The Rose Hotel in Rosemont, is offering a classic Rueben special on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17 for those traveling in and out of town, with house braised corn beef, sauerkraut, aged swiss, Thousand Island dressing, rye bread, and side of fries; and their draft beers will all be available to turn green.

Oaken Bistro + Bar 

Oaken Bistro + Bar will be offering specials for celebrating on Thursday, March 17. Stout-Braised Beef Tenderloin Tips with Colcannon Potatoes, Candied Bacon Green Beans, and a variety of drinks on special including Irish Mint Juleps with Propert Twelve Irish Whiskey, Margaritas and Green Draft Beer.

Five Iron Golf

Five Iron Golf, 108 North State St, the indoor golf and entertainment experience, is offering St. Patrick’s Day options. From March 12-20, guests can transport themselves to Ireland through playing a variety of Irish courses, including Adare Manor and Lahinch Golf Club on Five Iron’s golf simulators. To add to the fun, visitors may choose from $5 Green Bud Light Drafts, $5 Jame-O Shots, $10 Guinness and a Shot of Jameson, a Corned Beef Sandwich Special, and more. Additionally, $1 from every green beer purchase will be donated to St. Baldrick’s throughout the week.

On St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, guests can test their luck from 5-7 p.m. and compete against the Five Iron golf pro leprechaun on a closest-to-the-pin on Royal County Down in Northern Ireland (on TrackMan)! Guests can enter with a $5 (1 ball/shot) or $20 (5 balls/shots) donation to St. Baldrick's for a chance to win either a free single-club fitting with The Fitting Lab ($150 value) or a 2 hour simulator reservation and $25 food credit ($155 value).

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Photo courtesy of City Cruises Chicago

Old Town Pour House (Oak Brook and Naperville)

Also serving the Irish Nachos, Pastrami Rueben, and Shepherd’s Pie special entrees.

  • Available March 10-17 (**Also available at Old Town Pour House on Wells, South Branch, and Sweetwater)

Ever had a Guinness BLEND? Choose from  pours that offer a twist on this classic Irish brew ($8 each):

  • Dark Side of the Moon – Guinness + Blue Moon
  • Snakebite – Guinness + Angry Orchard Crisp Apple Cider
  • Voodoo – Guinness + Reubaus

City Works Eatery & Pour House

Beginning March 10 and ending on March 17, guests can select from a featured menu of Irish classics with a twist. This includes:

  • Irish Nachos – House made corned beef, hardwood-smoked bacon, caramelized onions, IPA cheese sauce, green onions, chips
  • Pastrami Reuben – House made pastrami, swiss cheese, Russian dressing, bacon-braised sauerkraut, marble rye
  • Shepherd’s Pie – Stout-braised ground beef, peas, carrots, onions, shredded cabbage, potato puree

Guests can also pair their favorite Irish dishes with specialty custom Guinness blends:

  • Dark Side of The Moon – Blue Moon and Guinness
  • Snakebite – Angry Orchard Crisp Apple and Guinness
  • Voodoo – Reubaus and Guinness


From the international aisle to the bakery, Mariano's stores are filled with Irish products like Green River Soda (local to Chicago)Guinness Chips -- thick-cut, crispy and seasoned with a blend of barley and hops resulting in a bitter and sweet flavor reminiscent of the Irish stout; Barry's Tea -- an Irish household staple since 1901; Mariano's Soda Bread -- baked fresh in-house daily around March 17, the soda bread is a vehicle for butter and jam and comes both with and without raisins; Bailey's Irish Cream; Reuben Sausages -- handmade sausages made with corned beef and sauerkraut in one flavorful link; Kerrygold Butter -- this Irish butter uses milk sourced from grass-fed cows, resulting in a soft golden yellow color and rich flavor that's ideal alone or used in recipes; and Jameson Ginger Ale & Lime -- this ready-to-drink canned cocktail blends ginger ale and lime with Jameson Irish whiskey and is a lower ABV option for St. Patrick's Day.

If you are interested in a recipe with an Irish-twist, Aaron Browning, chef at Queenie's Supper Club, recommends Irish Sea Chowder:


4 slices of bacon, diced
4 ounces butter
1.5 cups yellow onion, diced medium
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups red potato, diced large
1 tbsp flour
2 cups whole milk
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 2/3 cups clam juice
10 ounces cod filet, cut into large pieces
10 ounces salmon filet, cut into large pieces
8 ounces shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 ounces crab meat
Parsley and chives to garnish


Saute diced bacon in a large pot until brown and slightly crispy. Remove bacon but leave fat. Add the butter to the bacon fat and melt. Add the onion, celery, and garlic and sweat in the butter until soft. Add the potato and cook for a couple minutes. Stir in the flir and cook for one more minute to make a roux. Add the milk, cream, and clam juice and bring to a boil while constantly stirring. Once the soup is boiling it will get thick. Add the cod, salmon, and shrimp. Return to a boil then simmer slowly until the fish is cooked. Turn the heat off and gently stir in the bacon and crab meat. Ladle into bowls and garnish with chopped parsley and chives.

Robert's Pizza & Dough Co. 

From Friday, March 11th - Sunday, March 20th, dig into the St. Patty's Pizza with walnut basil pesto, braised leeks, red baby potatoes, mozzarella, and smoked prosciutto or enjoy one of the limited time St. Patrick's Day cocktails including:

  • "G Fairy" Milkshake - brandy, vanilla ice cream, pistachio, and pistachio-mint whipped cream
  • Matcha this aye! - Irish whiskey, matcha syrup, Bailey's, and Kahlua
  • Last Leprechaun - gin, green chartreuse, maraschino liqueur, lime, and matcha syrup

All Too Well

This St. Patrick's Day, All Too Well — the newly opened Lebanese-inspired deli in Lincoln Park — will be offering specials on sandwiches and spreads for dine-in and takeout. On Thursday, March 17, All Too Well will be offering:

  • Corned Beef Sandwich - $10
  • Lamb Reuben Sandwich - $13
  • Guinness Cheese Spread - $6

All Too Well, is a new sandwich shop and market concept in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. From Mitchell Abou Jamra — Chef and Owner of Evette’s Chicago — All Too Well will offer artisan sandwiches, grab-and-go items, Passion House coffee, cured meats, cheeses, everyday essentials, locally sourced goods, and more. Located at 352 W. Armitage Ave., the store will offer in-store shopping, a small dining area, as well as pickup and delivery via third-party apps.

Taking a page from his Market & butcher shop roots, the grab-and-go section will highlight a selection of handpicked cured meats, cheese, and accouterments for creating charcuterie and cheese boards as well as classic Lebanese mezze style meals. Created by Jamra, the sandwich menu features creative twists on the traditional sandwiches from his past. 

All Too Well’s hours are 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. More information can be found on All Too Well’s website

Azul Mariscos

Available March 11 - March 17th, the riverside mariscos restaurant and bar will offer Green Patron Margarita Towers with Classic + Kiwi Flavors for $80.  

The Gage

Located along Chicago's Magnificent Mile, The Gage, which will celebrate its 15 year anniversary in March.

Helmed by Galway, Ireland native Billy Lawless, the gastropub offers takes on classic Irish cuisine – and a pint of Guinness. 

From Saturday, March 12th through Thursday, March 17th, guests can celebrate with Guinness and fare including:

  • Corned Beef Sandwich with Guinness-soaked Swiss Cheese, Pickled Cabbage Slaw & Housemade Remoulade
  • Smoked Haddock Cakes with Spicy Horseradish, Bitter Green Salad & Gherkins
  • Not Your Grandma’s Colcannon: Whiskey Braised Pork, Truffled Potato & Cabbage
  • Homemade Corned Beef & Cabbage with New Potatoes & Horseradish Creme Fraiche


On Thursday, May 17, Dusk (1518 N Throop Street) will be featuring a new single malt bourbon, Alexander James Whisky — which is a black-owned spirit created by Jay Stew, a Southside Chicago native — and offering St. Patrick's Day specials including $5 Green Tea Shots, $10 Corned Beef Hash, and $10 Corned Beef and Cabbage. 

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Irish Nachos (Photo courtesy of Bottleneck Management)

The Signature Lounge at the 96th

Located atop 875 N Michigan Ave, the restaurant offers seasonal cocktails and views of Chicago’s skyline, Lake Michigan, and beyond, offers a signature St. Patrick’s Day cocktail.  The ‘Four Leaf Clover’ is made with ingredients including Jameson Irish Whiskey, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur, lemon juice, honey syrup, and muddled cucumber.

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Photo courtesy of Friedman Properties, photograph by Troy Walsh

Soul & Smoke

The collection of takeout-exclusive restaurants serving BBQ and soul food are offering special kits with everything for build-your-own Pastrami Sliders, including: 2 lbs Pastrami, a dozen Slider Buns, 16oz housemade Bread & Butter Pickles, & Mustard Aioli.

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Photo courtesy of Soul & Smoke


On the actual holiday, Thursday, March 17, aliveOne will have FREE live music and half-price happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Green beer will also be available for $5 while supplies last.

Central Park Bar

Chicagoans looking for a low-key St. Patrick’s Day celebration can select festive drink specials at Avondale's newest neighborhood bar, Central Park Bar. Specials for Saturday, March 12 and Thursday, March 17 will include an $8.50 Guinness and Jameson shot combo. On Thursday, March 17 only, guests can also select half-price happy hour from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Easy Bar

Easy Bar will open at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12 to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Guests who viewed the morning parade and river dyeing can refuel with a half-price happy hour from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Specials available all evening will include $7.50 Guinness and $6 Jameson shots. The Guinness and Jameson special will also be available on Thursday, March 17 along with half-price happy hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., $5 Fernet Branca shots and $6 Tito's cocktails. 


In recognition of the legend associated with St. Patrick, that he stood atop an Irish hillside and banished the snakes from Ireland, Remedy will feature a “Day O’ The Snakes” themed party on Thursday, March 17. The evening will feature $7 Snake Bites all evening and the bar will be decked out in snake decor.

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Bernie's Chicago

Bernie's (660 N Orleans St) will be offering St. Patrick's Day specials from Saturday, March 12th to Thursday, March 17th. For $15, guests can select a Rueben Sandwich made with corned beef on toasted marble rye bread, topped with Swiss cheese and thousand island dressing; available for lunch and brunch. Additionally, they'll have Irish Mules available for $12, made with Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey, ginger beer, and lime. Reservations are available via OpenTable.

Lottie's Pub

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Lottie's Pub (1925 W. Cortland St) has festivities lined up ALL WEEK long:

  • Saturday, March 12th

To kick off St. Patrick's Day weekend, Lottie's will offer a St. Patrick's Day Brunch from 9am to 1pm. The brunch package is $40 per person and includes mimosas, green beer, eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits & gravy, hash browns, chicken tenders, tots and more. Tickets can be purchased via Toast. Large parties are encouraged to email 

Aside from the brunch, guests can also order 22oz green beer, $5 corned beef sandwiches, $5 Tullamore Dew car bombs, and FREE St. Patrick's Day swag all day long. 

  • Sunday, March 13th

Following, Lottie's 'Still Peeing Green' happy hour from 11am to 2pm. Guests can select a Bushmills & Ginger sampling and stick around for Selection Sunday shortly after. Specials include $5 Leprechaun Mimosas, $5 Bushmills, $6 Bushmills & Ginger, $6 Bloody Marys, $8 Breakfast Sandwiches and Breakfast Burritos, and $10 Hangover Burgers.

  • Monday, March 14th

Guests can put their St. Pats knowledge to the test with Lottie's 'Pot of Gold' themed trivia at 7pm. Teams will consist of 2 to 6 people and will compete to win a 'Pot of Gold' Truly & Proper 12 Prize Pack. Specials include $20 Truly buckets, $5 Sam Adams pints, and $5 Proper 12 shots.

  • Tuesday, March 15th

Lottie's will be giving away FREE engraved Guinness glasses, along with a Tullamore Dew sampling and prize giveaway. Specials include $5 Tullamore Dew and $6 Guinness. 

  • Wednesday, March 16th

Lottie's will offer a 'Let's Get Rippled' ripple machine event, where participants can personalize their very own pint of Guinness with custom foam designs. Guests can enter to win Lottie's foam photo contest by DMing photos to @lottiespub on Instagram - the winner will receive a $100 gift card. 

  • Thursday, March 17th

Lottie's will tip-off March Madness & celebrate St. Patrick's Day with their 'Don't Bust That Bracket' happy hour from 11am to 2pm. Guests can order $5 corned beef sandwiches, $4 leprechaun mimosas, $5 22oz green beer mugs, $5 Tullamore Dew shots, and $6 bloody marys. Lotties will also be giving away an engraved Guinness glass at 7pm.

  • All week long!

From March 10th to March 17th, patrons can receive a $25 gift card for making Lottie's a stop on their trolley crawl.

Those looking for a St. Patrick's Day experience can reserve a festive tent in Camp Lotties. Tents will be available for rent on Saturday, March 12th and Thursday, March 17th and can be reserved by visiting

Photo courtesy of Frontier Chicago

Epic Burger

Available March 1- May 1st, the Epic Charms Shake features organic vanilla ice cream blended with Lucky Charms cereal topped with homemade whipped cream. ($4.99) 

Download the Epic Burger app, Use promo code "LETSGETLUCKY" for a free Lucky Charm.  

The Goddess and Grocer

The Goddess and Grocer St. Patrick's Day offerings include decorated cupcakes and cake pops, hand-decorated cookies (like shamrocks, rainbows, and pots of gold) as well as Corned Beef & Cabbage available in stores and via catering for larger party or office orders. 

Edie's All Day Café & Bar x Dottie May's Oatmilk Cream Liqueur

The Dottie’s Vanilla Bee Matcha at Edie's All Day Café & Bar in River North checks all the boxes for drinking something green this St. Patrick's Day. Order it at the fast-casual eatery or make it at home using the recipe below: 

  • 1.5oz Dottie’s Oat Milk Liqueur 
  • 1oz Tito’s vodka
  • 3g organic ceremonial grade matcha 
  • 1oz French vanilla syrup
  • 0.5oz honey 
  • Bee Pollen superfood 
  • oat milk
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Photo courtesy of Neil Burger

JoJo's ShakeBAR

JoJo's Candy Land Pop-up is happening at the moment which has a special area designated to St. Patrick's Day with a Jameson Throne, Rainbow Blow-up with a Pot of Gold, and more. To go along with it they also have a St. Patrick's Day Specialty menu featuring their Get Lucky Shake and Lucky Charms Hot Chocolate in addition to themed alcoholic beverages like Green Beer. The Get Lucky Shake is a minty shake topped with rainbow sugar cookie, a pot of gold dodo, and a chocolate-covered pretzel, while the Lucky Charms Hot Chocolate has a shamrock s’more, chocolate covered marshmallow, a chocolate-covered pretzel, and marshmallow fluff.

JoJo’s St. Patrick’s Day menu is available March 7 - March 20, 2022 with all the specialty items being available at the River North Location, in addition to the Water Tower Kiosk on Michigan Avenue and new downtown Naperville location at 5 Jackson Ave. However, Candy Land is only at the River North location.

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Photo courtesy of JoJo's ShakeBAR


Venteux, located on Michigan Avenue is a French brasserie located just steps away from the Chicago River, will be offering downtown visitors multiple ways to partake all week long in honor of St. Patrick’s Day with Irish-inspired brunch, shamrock cookies, St. Patrick celebratory cocktails and more:

  • Start off the day of with a brunch at Venteux with brunch dishes as well as $20 bottomless mimosas and rosé. Alongside classic items like Duck & Waffles and smoked ricotta-stuffed French Toast, the team will offer a special Corned Beef Hash on 3/12 and 3/13. Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • For those seeking an alternative to green beer or just wanting one more nightcap at the bar, Venteux’s head bartender Robby Mack will be serving up the ‘Irish Maiden’ for a limited time, crafted with Jameson Irish Whiskey, St. Germain elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and muddled cucumber (available 3/12 & 3/17).
  • For a quick pick-me-up on the way to the river dyeing, stop by Venteux’s daytime cafe and pick up treats like buttery croissants, breakfast sandwiches and colorful Shamrock cookies or get a jolt of energy from espresso creations like their seasonal Blueberry Matcha Latte, with 20% of proceeds from the specialty drink benefitting Garfield Park Conservatory all month long. The cafe is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Publican Quality Meats + Bread

  • Fuel up for at the downtown activities with a meaty lineup of Irish options courtesy of Butcher Rob Levitt and the gourmet butcher shop, Publican Quality Meats. Available for pickup at the Fulton Market storefront, Rob's Slagel Family Farms Corned Beef is already brined, cooked, and ready to go for your own Irish feast, or if you’re looking to kick off your St. Patty’s day with festive fare first thing in the morning, grab PQM’s Irish Fry Kit for two, featuring traditional favorites like both black and white pudding, Irish sausages, and thick-cut Irish bacon. Guinness accompaniment is not included, but encouraged. To order, visit PQM's Tock. 
  • Baker Greg Wage of Publican Quality Bread is sharing his take on the traditional homemade Irish Soda Bread with all this St. Patrick’s Day. The tender crumbled loaf leavened with baking soda instead of yeast features rye flour from Spence Farm, a dollop of goat cheese for added moisture, and hints of caraway seed and dried shallots. Snag one to serve as an accompaniment to corned beef and cabbage or for a snack with a pat of butter. The loaves will be available for pre-order through Tock with pickup from March 12th - 19th at Publican Quality Meats for $16. *Orders must be placed at least four days in advance of desired pickup.* 
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Photo courtesy of Publican Quality Meats

Stan's Donuts & Coffee

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee is offering St. Patrick’s Day donut varieties this holiday season. Stop in to one of the 16 Stan’s locations in the Chicagoland area from March 10 through March 17 to select from these donut options – Chocolate Emerald Dipped, Chocolate Green Mint Dipped, Green River Glazed, Chocolate Milk Emerald and Irish Cream Bismark. Don’t think they forgot about all the Hot Chocolate lovers out there, starting March 10 through the end of the month, order the Green Mint Hot Chocolate.


For those looking for something other than Irish beers, sip on Funkenhausen’s zero-proof cocktail, Moneybags, that is green for the holiday season. Made with cucumber, basil, lemon, soda and finished with tonic, this cocktail is just as festive, but without the hangover.


On March 17, Hoyt’s is extending a special challenge for guests to get into the festive spirit! For each guest who wears green, receive 17% off your order in honor of the Irish holiday. Plus, enjoy $5 beer and $8 Irish whiskey. These special offers will be available all day. 

The bar will also be showing March Madness on TV throughout the tournament, so no need to miss the game while celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. For Thursday and Friday games, take advantage of the rotating happy specials on cocktails, wine, and beer from 4-7pm. 

FireLake Grill House & Bar

From March 12 to 17, stop by the farm-to-table restaurant to enjoy St. Paddy’s Day meals like corned beef and cabbage sliders, Irish cheddar bacon mac & cheese, beef pot pies with cheddar-stout crust, watercress and potato soup with whiskey cream, and reuben sandwiches on marble rye. Breakfast specials will also be offered, like green pancakes with lucky charms and corned beef hash with eggs any style. Pair any of these Irish options with green beer, Irish coffee, and shamrock floats, and more.

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Urban Market

Urban Market offers a variety of different options, but for this St. Patty’s Day, they have whipped up Shepard’s Pie and Irish Pork Stew and Veggies by Chef Noe Sanchez.

Irish Pork Stew and Vegetables


        •       4 to 5pounds bone-in pork shoulder
        •       Cut of meat in to cubes
        •       1/4 cup all purpose flour
        •       2 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
        •       2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
        •       3 tablespoons canola oil
        •       3 medium yellow onions chopped (about 5 cups)
        •       1cup pound brown or butt mushrooms quartered
        •       1 tablespoon  caraway seeds
        •       2 cups Irish Beer any brean
        •       2 cups chicken broth
        •       2 Dried bay leaves
        •       4 carrots peeled and sliced about 1/4" thick
        •       1 pound  Yukon Gold or small red potatoes quartered
        •       1/4 cup chopped Italian flat leaf parsley
        •       1 teaspoon cumin
        •       1 teaspoon chili flakes


  • Preheat the oven to 300°F.
  • Trim the boned from the pork shoulder and set aside. Trim the fat from the meat (and discard) and cut the pork into 1-inch cubes.
  • In mix bowl combine the flour, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper. Add the pork and mixed well
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large oven-proof Dutch oven over medium-high heat Add the meat to the pot so it covers the bottom of the pot evenly and cook for 3 to 4 minutes before moving so that the sides brown nicely for a total of about 8-10 minutes. Transfer the meat to a bowl      
  • Reduce the heat to medium and add the last 2 tablespoon of oil to the Dutch oven and heat until it's shimmering. Add the onion and mushrooms and cook until the vegetables just begin to soften, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the caraway seeds ,cumin and chili flakes and the 1 1/2 teaspoons of kosher salt and 1 teaspoon of pepper and cook for another 2 minutes or so.             
  • Add pork cubes Dutch oven and top with the Add the Irish Beer ,chicken broth and bay leaves then raise the heat and bring to a boil, and stir and scrape any browned bits from the bottom of the pot.
  • Cover the Dutch oven with the lid and transfer to the oven to cook for 1 hour.

  • Remove the pot from the oven, give it a stir if you'd like, and add the carrots and potatoes, cover again and put back in the oven for another 1 to 1 1/2 hours until the carrots and potatoes are cooked through and the sauce has thickened.            
  • Remove the pot from the oven Add the parsley and stir everything together, taste for seasoning and add more salt or pepper if needed. Serve immediately hot.

Beef Shepard's Pie

Meat Filling:

        •       2 tablespoons olive oil
        •       1 cup chopped yellow onion
        •       1 lb. 90% lean ground beef
        •       2 teaspoons dried parsley
        •       1 teaspoon dried rosemary
        •       1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
        •       1 teaspoon dried cumin
        •       1/2 teaspoon salt
        •       1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
        •       1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
        •       2 garlic cloves -minced
        •       2 tablespoons all purpose flour
        •       2 tablespoons tomato paste
        •       1 1/2 cup beef or chicken broth
        •       2 cup frozen mixed peas,carrots & corn
Potato Topping:

        •       -2 lb. Yukon gold potatoes peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
        •       2 stick of unsalted butter
        •       1 cup sour cream
        •       1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
        •       1 tablespoon salt
        •       1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
        •       1 cup ground parmesan cheese


Make the meat filling - 

  • Add the oil to a large heavy duty skillet and place it over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Add the onions. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, stirring.
  • Add the ground beef (or ground lamb or ground turkey )to the skillet and break it apart Add the parsley, rosemary, thyme, cumin ,salt, and and pepper. Stir well. Cook for 8 minutes, until the meat is browned.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce and garlic. Stir to combine. Cook for 2 minute.               
  • Add the flour and tomato paste. Stir until well combined.       
  • Add the broth, peas and carrots, and corn. Bring the liquid to a boil then reduce to simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring.
  • Set the meat mixture aside. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.Make the potato topping.
  • Place the potatoes in a large pot. Cover the potatoes with water. Bring the water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer. Cook until potatoes are fork tender, 10-15 minutes.               
  • Drain the potatoes in a strainer. Return the potatoes to pot. Let the potatoes rest for 3 minutes
  • Add butter, sour cream garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Mash the potatoes and stir until all the ingredients are mixed together.               
  • Add the 1/2 off the parmesan cheese to the potatoes. Stir until well combined.

Assemble the casserole or pie dish - 

  • Pour the meat mixture into a 9x9 (or 7x11) inch baking dish. Spread it out into an even layer. Spoon the mashed potatoes on top of the meat. Carefully spread into an even layer.
  • If the baking dish looks very full, place it on a rimmed baking sheet so that the filling doesn’t bubble put the rest of parmesan top Bake uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes in too golden brown cool 15 minutes before serving.
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The Shepard's Pie (Photo courtesy of Urban Market)


  • Gajin will be serving Corned Beef Osaka-style okonomiyaki with spicy mustard to celebrate St. Patrick’s day with a Japanese twist.

  • Price: $19

  • When: Friday, March 11 - Thursday, March 17 


  • Hewn will offer a variety of items for order on Tock including beer bread, Irish soda bread, Shamrock cookies, Whiskey Caramel Whoopie Pie and Corned Beef and Cabbage Handpie.

  • When: Pre orders must be placed by Thursday, March 10 at 8pm. Pickups are available on Saturday, March 12 (Parade day) or Thursday, March 17 (St. Patrick’s Day) only.

Pilot Project Brewing 

  • Pilot Project will host an $100 gift card raffle on Thursday, March 17.

  • Guests can enter the raffle at the bar.

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Photo courtesy of Gaijin

Ritz-Carlton Chicago

The hotel's steakhouse, Torali, is presenting two limited-time cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day, including ‘The Wired Irishman’, a mix of Irish whiskey and Starbucks cold-brew, and the ‘Paloma Irlanda’, a twist on a classic traditionally served with tequila, the mixologist team at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago is swapping it for whiskey, falernum, and bitters.

STK Steakhouse

All week long, STK Steakhouse will offer their $6 lil’ Corned Beef Sliders with Tater Tots and their Leprechaun Stiletto – made with Vodka, fresh cucumber, and mint – during Happy Hour from 3:00pm to 6:30pm (3/14-3/18). The Lil’ Corned Beef Sliders are also available for lunch, dinner, takeout & delivery.

Kona Grill

For St. Patrick’s Day, Kona Grill will offer $6 Corned Beef Sliders, $3 Sake Seltzers and $3 Green Beers during Happy Hour (available 2-6:30pm from March 14-18).

Velvet Taco

Velvet Taco has announced the return of their once-a-year St. Patrick’s Day WTF (Weekly Taco Feature) running from March 16 - 22.

Velvet Taco's St. Patrick’s Day themed WTF, the Rueben, with grilled corned beef, swiss cheese, velvet sauce, house-made sauerkraut, and house-brined pickles on a flour tortilla ($5.50). 

Kick Ass Margarita Tacos Courtesy Velvet Taco
Photo courtesy of Velvet Taco


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