The Taste Bud: Kevin reminds us, “This St. Patrick’s Day, Please Don’t Drink Green Beer”

The Taste Bud: Kevin reminds us, “This St. Patrick’s Day, Please Don’t Drink Green Beer”

The Spring 2023 issue of Food & Dining Magazine is now available in all the familiar places: Louisville area eateries and food shops, newsstands and online.

It surely has not escaped the notice of our readers that this appropriately rainy Friday is St. Patrick’s Day, 2023. Our esteemed F&D colleague Kevin Gibson has not one but two bits of helpful advice for those venturing into the commemorative Hibernian diaspora today.

First, where to go.

8 Irish-Themed Bars for a Pint (or Three) This St. Patrick’s Day

Even for those who don’t have a drop of Irish blood, St. Patrick’s Day is a good day to get out and hoist a few pints with friends.

Fortunately, Louisville has, since the mid-1800s, had a strong contingent of Irish bloodlines, thanks in part to unrest in the Old World prompting them to come here for refuge. Louisville made for a perfect place for these families to start over and make a new life for themselves.

Now, their descendants have plenty of places around town to celebrate that adventurous spirit (and a few other spirits). Let’s hope these...Read more