Do the Shamrock Shake!

The Corned Beef and Cabbage proved a far less popular dance.

    Welcome to Home Skillet, where Shamrock Shakes are order of the week. A few St. Patty’s Day events below:

    Thursday, February 12: From the vibrant and fragrant Longwood Gardens Conservatory comes Tapas Table—a nod to that white-hot, Spanish style small plate dining.
    From 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. indulge on delectable tapas courtesy of Longwood’s top chefs. While you dine, enjoy music by the Jazz Club at Longwood. Think of it as tapas for your ears.
    Tickets for subscribers are $26, $31 for everyone else. Call 610-388-1000 or visit here for more.

    Tuesday, March 17: International Restaurant of Mystery, Ameritage Restaurant and Lounge, is taking a one-day leave from its hitch in France. On St. Patty’s Day, the restaurant will travel 1,500 kilometers northwest to Ireland for $3 Twin Lakes green beer, $3 Guinness, $5 Irish Car Bombs, and free Irish appetizers. The special runs from 8 p.m. to midnight.

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    Tuesday, March 17: Your undisputed St. Patrick’s Day headquarters this year—and it’s hardly a surprise—is Newark’s righteous A Piece of Ireland. On Tuesday, the restaurant opens its doors at 9 a.m. for a traditional (i.e. humungous) Irish breakfast, and will continue throughout the day with live music, giveaways, Irish cuisine and general partying down. Visit A Piece of Ireland (Chesmar Plaza Route 4 & Marrows Road, Newark, 454-1900) to get all blarney.

    Now: For the entire month of March, Brandywine Prime is offering a special menu to honor Brandywine Country’s restaurant month. Choose a three-course meal from this delicious looking menu for just $30.

    Hey, whoa: Have a safe and green holiday, and don’t forget about the Wilmington St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday morning on King Street. led by our friend Patrick Kelly.

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