NORTH SALEM, N.Y. -- Here are some ideas for celebrating St. Patrick's Day in and around North Salem.
- North Salem’s popular 121 Restaurant will serve corned beef and cabbage and other traditional Irish dishes on Saturday, March 17. A special Hudson Valley Restaurant Week menu kicks in on Sunday.
- Rosy Tomorrows on Mill Plain Road in Danbury is celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day all week, until 1 a.m. on March 19. The menu features corned beef, lamb stew, beer-battered fish and chips, green beer and more. On Saturday, there will be T-shirt giveaways, bagpipers and entertainment by Ian Campbell. Bartenders will be sporting their kilts all week long.
- Annie Molloy’s Irish Castle in Patterson serves American-Irish comfort food every day of the week. Specialties include fish and chips, shepherd’s pie, corned beef and cabbage, chicken Tullamore, bangers and mash and more. Friday, March 16, will be a special event by reservation only. There will be passed appetizers, a groaning table buffet of Irish specialties, music by the Tipperary Knights and an open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $60 per person. Call 845-278-8601 for a reservation.
- Kelly’s Corner in Brewster is limiting its St. Patrick’s Day menu to typically Irish dishes such as corned beef and cabbage and shepherd’s pie, but will also offer selected burgers and other choices for people who prefer a different cuisine. Irish dancers will be performing at 6 p.m. and again at 8 p.m.
- Croton Falls’ Who’s Cooking will prepare a case full of Irish take-out dishes. They include corned beef and cabbage, boiled potatoes, green mashed potatoes, shepherd’s pie, potato leek soup, Irish soda bread, boiled carrots with dill and butter, grilled Atlantic salmon and bread pudding with whiskey. The dishes will be available on Friday and Saturday.
- Corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread and other dishes will be available for take-out at the North Salem Market and at Kingsley’s Deli, where you can also eat in.