The luck of the Irish is with us this week bringing Angelenos a plethora of things to do and places to eat. You can celebrate St. Patricks Day early with a few limited time food specials featuring corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, green poke bowls, corned beef hash pizza and loads of Irish Whiskey.
The weekend will usher in all the crazy St. Paddy’s Day parties including Casey’s St. Patty’s Street Festival in DTLA, a 15-hour party at The Irish Times in Palms and a Stout Festival in Torrance. Celebrate responsibly and don’t forget to wear green.
As always, enjoy all the tasty news bites below! Bon Appétit!
We Like L.A. Epic St. Patricks Day Round Up
Firstly, be sure to check out this list of 24 Fun Things To Do for St. Patricks Day. We’ve curated an eclectic list of events (yes there is food and alcohol involved) that will satisfy any green wearing partygoer. Find a Cahuenga Block Party, corned beef tacos, Casey’s famous St. Patty’s Street Fest, bar crawls, bagpipes, green food, block parties, a beer festival and much more. Now on to the eats…
Where to Eat Irish-ish this St. Patricks Day
Shake yer shamrocks, it’s the triumphant return of a classic Burger Of The Month! Welcome back our Saint Patrick’s Burger! Ground Corned Beef Brisket Patty topped with a Fried Potato and Cabbage Bubble N Squeak Round, Oinkster Horseradish Mustard & Pickles on a Potato Bun! Don’t pinch us we’ve got a Shake Of The Month! @FosselmansIceCreamCo Pistachio Ice Cream with White Chocolate Chips added! . . . . . #TheOinkster #EaterLA #eeeeeats #infatuation #feedfeed #dineLA #eater #zagat #zagatla #instafood #instafoodie #la #foodgasm #yahoofood #laeats #lafoodie #Hollywood #EagleRock #TimeOut #TimeOutLA #90041 #NELA #EaterLA #TheFoodNetwork #fosselmans #fosselmansicecream
Baldoria in Little Tokyo will host a special Corned Beef Hash Pizza on Friday and Saturday (March 16-17) for $8. Shots of Bushmills Irish Whiskey will be $3 on these days as well.
The Oinkster brings back a holiday favorite for their Burger Of The Month. The Saint Patrick’s Burger is made of ground corned beef brisket patty topped with a fried potato and cabbage bubble n squeak round, Oinkster horseradish mustard and pickles on a potato bun. There’s also a Shake Of The Month too made of Fosselman’s Pistachio Ice Cream with white chocolate chips.
Daily Grill will offer Corned Beef & Cabbage served with steamed red potatoes, braised cabbage and horseradish. During brunch a Corned Beef Benedict will be offered as well.
The Morrison in Atwater Village will celebrate St Patricks all week through March 17 with special drink and food menus. You’ll find items like a Lucky Quesadilla, Warp O’ Gold and Irish Car Bombs to wash it all down.
Prank in DTLA will offer Bangers and Mash or Corned Beef Hash for $12. The bar will also have Guinness and Irish meets Canadian Whiskey pairing for $9.
Sip on The FLATS Red Beard cocktail, created by Head Bartender Shaun Summers, this drink pays homage to the red beards that rule the land of Ireland. Made with Bushmills Red Bush Whiskey, ginger, lemon, Angostura and a touch of honey.
At The Raymond 1886 you can get a shot of $10 Jameson Irish Whiskey and sip on The 1917 Tipperary crafted with Irish Whiskey, green chartreuse, Carpano Antica, and orange bitters, or The Irishman, offered as a beer and cocktail special for $18 with Irish Whiskey, lime juice and syrup, and a splash of Lager with the rest of the beer served in an ice cold glass.
Spinfish Poke House will serve Green Bowls on Saturday. The bowl includes ingredients such as cucumbers, seaweed salad, edamame, avocado and choice of fish served on top of a bed of green rice.
Pi Day in Los Angeles
Celebrate Pi Day on March 14, with $3.14 circular hand pie from Winston Pies. Available all day while supplies last, the hand pies come in a variety of flavors, including Harvest Apple, Blue Ridge Blueberry, Dixie Classic Cherry and Chocolate Cowgirl. One lucky pie eater will find a Golden Ticket tucked away into the packaging, good for one pie, any shape or size, sold that day.
Dinner in a Cube with Richard Blais’
There’s a month long immersive cultural experience that ties food with art presented by ArtCubed LA coming to Los Angeles from May 11 to June 3. The series is focused on an artistic experience centered around innovation in subcultures of food, film, music and nightlife. The event is called ARTXFOOD and it will be held at Goya Studios in Hollywood. The event will have guests dine in a 56-seat supper club cube created by Los Angeles-based artist Greg Ito. Chef Richard Blais’ will create a four course menu that draws inspiration from Ito’s installations tying art and food together. After dinner guests are invited to an art viewing of paintings, sculptures, and architectural installations with a high-end mixologist bar experience. Tickets start at $170.
Greenbar Distillery Wants to Donate 10K Burritos to the Hungry With Your Help
#sponsored @GreenbarDistillery is aiming to donate 10,000 burritos to @TheBurritoProject this spring to feed the hungry, and they need your help to make it happen! Find out more AND how to enter to win an awesome #DTLA staycation in the process by reading the link in our bio. #GreenbarDistillery #TheBurritoProject #DrinkCITYGin
Greenbar Distillery has teamed up with The Burrito Project and a select list of local bars and restaurants, to provide thousands of burritos to those in need in the Los Angeles area. Simply go to a bar on the list and order a CITY Bright gin cocktail from there Greenbar Distillery will donate a burrito to The Burrito Project. Get more info here and make a difference while you sip on a cocktail!
Food Events for this Week in L.A.
Tuesday March 13th, 2018
Snacky Tunes heads to the El Rey for a night of live audience recording of the podcast that covers music and food. Guest for the evening include Wexler’s Deli, NIIA and Them Jeans. Ticket includes a plate of food from Wexler’s Deli! Check for discounted tickets before making your purchase. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
Down some tacos, drink some locally brewed beers and test your trivia skills this Tuesday during Tacos & Trivia night at Angel City Brewery in DTLA.
Wednesday March 14th, 2018
The 6th Annual STARS of Napa Valley Wine comes to the Peninsula Beverly Hills with magnificent tastes from around 40 of Napa Valley’s finest wineries.
Help celebrate Union’s four-year anniversary with a six-course “Farm and Field” dinner. The Pasadena restaurant will highlight local vendors that have been with them since day one including Grist & Toll, Flannery Beef, Dock to Dish seafood, DiStefano Cheese Weiser Family Farms and more.
Take a Gin Crafting Class at Greenbar Distillery this Wednesday. Taste a flight of six gins while learning about the history, then guests will learn how to craft their own gin while enjoying gin cocktails.
Every Wednesday Red Herring in Eagle Rock will knock 50% off their cocktail menu. We suggest trying Boss Loves Bubbles made with Mercat Cava, whiskey barrel bitters, sugar and orange twist garnish. Cheers!
Thursday March 15th, 2018
Los Angeles magazine brings its third annual Whiskey Festival to Santa Monica’s Museum of Flying. Meet master distillers, sip the finest whiskeys, learn new cocktail recipes and experience new labels while you savor gourmet hors d’oeuvres, listen to live music and enjoy unique experiences.
Friday March 16th, 2018
Kick off St. Patricks day weekend with a Santa Monica pub crawl (March 16 and 17) the crawl includes drink specials at around a dozen venues along Main Street.
Head to Hollywood for an epic St. Patty’s Day Pub Crawl. Join hundreds of partygoers as you roam Hollywood for the best drink specials in town. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
Westsiders put on your best green and partake in the annual Santa Monica Luck of the Irish bar crawl March 16-17. DISCOUNTED (via Goldstar)
Saturday March 17th, 2018
Checkout our recent post 24 Fun Things To Do for St. Patricks Day
Opera on Tap Los Angeles takes over Angel City Brewery in DTLA. A group of professional classical singers will bring opera to the people through performances in bars, breweries, and rock and jazz venues. The performance starts at 5 p.m. and is free to attend.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a whiskey tasting and education at Vertical Wine Bistro in Old Town Pasadena. The class features an introduction to whiskey basics, interactive tasting of four different whiskeys and includes appetizers served throughout the class.
Sunday March 18th, 2018
Smorgasburg LA returns this Sunday to DTLA for another round of awesome eats from some of the best local chefs without a brick and mortar. It’s free to get into the open air food and shopping market.