Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Posted: 3/17/2021 - 2-minute Read
What would St. Patrick's Day be without corned beef and cabbage? Local restaurants in the Lake George region have put together some delicious menus available for dining in and for takeout.
Ever wonder where the corned beef and cabbage tradition came from? The corned beef enjoyed in the United States on St. Patrick's Day is actually a Jewish-style corned beef. This type of meat was used as a substitute by Irish immigrants in the U.S. in the late 1800s for a bacon meat they enjoyed in Ireland. The corned beef and cabbage we know today is actually an Irish-American reinvention of the Irish dish of bacon and cabbage. Irish bacon is usually made from the back of the pig rather than the belly.
Why is it called "corned" beef? There's no corn in the recipe, but the word corn was used to describe the size of salt crystals for curing the meat.
Now, on to the St. Patrick's Day specials!
10 McGillis in Lake George is offering corned beef and cabbage including potatoes and carrots. Want to order for takeout? Just call 518-685-3118 to order. Available while supplies last for Monday — Friday pickup. They have various price points for dinners from one person to six people so you can order the serving size that’s right for you.
Adirondack Bar & Grill
Adirondack Bar & Grill in Queensbury is offering corned beef specials all day. Lunch is served 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dinner is served 5 to 9 p.m.
You may know The Barnsider in Lake George for their BBQ, but they'll also be serving up corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick's Day and the day after.
The Docksider on Glen Lake in Queensbury is offering corned beef and cabbage including carrots and potatoes all day. They’re accepting reservations and offering takeout.
Duffy’s Tavern in Lake George offers corned beef and cabbage dinners every year. Call 518-668-5323 for more information or click here.
Dinner & A Movie at The Park Theater
Register for The Park Theater’s St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & A Movie! This special 3-course prix fixe menu is $60 per person including dinner and a screening of the movie “Walking Ned Devine.”
You can also enjoy themed cocktails and an Irish whiskey tasting!
Paradox Brewery Beer Release
Paradox Brewery is unveiling a new beer on St. Patrick’s Day! Good Wolf will be their newest Saison. This special brew has been split into two with one release being Good Wolf and the other being Bad Wolf, which is a variation of this Saison brewed in Sauvignon Blanc barrels. Bad Wolf will be released during the spring season. Good Wolf and Bad Wolf will be brewed by Dillon Brown with artwork by Jotho.
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