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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

MARCH 2012
St. Patrick's Day
Vol. XXIII, No. 3b

McGuire's Irish Pub in Pensacola, FL, one of our Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S.


One thing you can say about the Irish, they sure know how to celebrate. Find the best bars, pubs & restaurants for St. Patrick's Day on March 17.

Want to know where Irish eyes are really smiling? Head to one of the Top 10 Irish Pubs in the U.S.

Find more top restaurants near you.

Find Irish farm-to-table recipes in The Country Cooking of Ireland


With his book, The Country Cooking of Ireland, food and travel writer Colman Andrews moves past potatoes and puddings and delves into modern Irish cuisine, revealing an emphasis on farm-to-table practices and fresh local ingredients.

Also check out our review of Irish Puddings, Tarts, Crumbles and Fools

You don't have to quaff green suds. Our list of the Top 10 Irish Beers features top-notch lagers, ales and stouts


Consult our list of Top 10 Irish Beers for recommendations on the best Irish lagers, ales, stouts and more to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.

Find more great lists like the Top 10 Sipping Beers and reviews like O'Hara's Irish Wheat Beer

Amberley Castle in West Sussex, England. One of our Top 10 Castle Hotels in the World


Since we are celebrating all things Irish, the timing is right for our Top 10 Castle Hotels. This eclectic bunch boasts only one escape in Ireland, but it's an amazing list, proving that castle holidays aren't just for celeb royals like the Beckhams or Tom Cruise!

Fight off illness with kale, the king of greens


People are hooked on kale — juicing it, "massaging" it into salads (massaging softens it) and even baking it to make crunchy chips! Find out what makes the "king of greens" such a nutrient powerhouse.

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