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St. Patrick’s Day: “Sláinte!” (Health!/Cheers!)

Posted by on Feb 23, 2017 in Food, Food Blog, Food Recipes, History of St. Patrick, Recipe for St. Patrick's Day, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, Roadtripsrus, RoadtripsRUs.net, Savannah GA, St. Paddy's Day, St. Patrick's Day history, St. Patricks Day, Travel, Travel & Food Blog, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations Quote for Today: May the luck of the Irish be with you! St. Patrick’s Day is March 17 with celebrations in Irish Pubs and restaurants across the United States. Many cities are promoting everything green from dyeing rivers and fountains to parades honoring the Irish.  Savannah’s historic district rates as a top St. Paddy Day celebration destination. There’s always the possibility that you may find a shamrock on River Street. It’s worth the search in this quaint southern city. History of Saint Patrick Saint Patrick was born in 387 CE and grew up on the border of Scotland and England. At sixteen years old, he was taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped when God spoke to him and said that a ship was waiting for him two hundred miles away. The ship took him back...

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St. Patrick’s Day: Lá Fhéile Pádraig

Posted by on Mar 18, 2015 in Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe, Food, Food Blog, Food Recipes, History of Saint Patrick, Lá Fhéile Pádraig, Road Trips R Us, Roadtrips R Us, St. Patricks Day | 0 comments

Quote for Today: May you always have walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you, and all your heart might desire. Irish Blessing Today is St. Patrick’s Day with celebrations in Irish Pubs and restaurants across the United States. Many cities are promoting everything green from dyeing rivers and fountains to parades honoring the Irish.  History of Saint Patrick Saint Patrick was born in 387 CE and grew up on the border of Scotland and England. At sixteen years old, he was taken to Ireland as a slave. He escaped when God spoke to him and said that a ship was waiting for him two hundred miles away. The ship took him back to his homeland. Later, he returned to Ireland as a missionary and played...

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Dumb & Dumber

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Bruxelles Pub, Food, Food Blog, Ireland, Irish Pubs, Roadtrips R Us, St. Patricks Day, Travel, Travel Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Quote for Today:  God invented whiskey to keep the Irish from ruling the world. ~ Ed McMahon Two Restauranteur’s in our neck of the woods were discussing next month’s St. Patrick’s Day. They were both planning on having week long pub food and drink specials. Their first argument, which was never resolved, was who came up with the idea first. The second was over what traditional pub food consisted of. As far as I know, the closest dumb and dumber have been to a real Irish or English pub was O’Bubbas just outside of Greenbow, Alabama. Once the topic moved to Irish corn dogs, I decided a little broader investigation was warranted. Here are a few dishes you might find in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland. Coddle – Bacon, pork sausages, potatoes and onions stewed in layers. Bruxelles...

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Lá Fhéile Pádraig (St. Patrick’s Day)

Posted by on Mar 17, 2012 in Festivals, Food, History, Lá Fhéile Pádraig, New York City, Recipes, Roadtrips R Us, St. Patricks Day, St. Patty Day Events, Travel | 0 comments

Lá Fhéile Pádraig (St. Patrick’s Day) Ireland’s National Holiday Early this morning, CJ was tapping away on the computer researching activities for St. Patty’s Day. On the other hand, I was getting my daily dose of useless information while watching “Cash Cab.” To expand on that, today I knew the answers before the contestants, and was getting frustrated when they missed the question. CJ was impressed that I knew that Tsing Tao was introduced in 1903 to quench the thirst of Germans who occupied China. As far as I know, this product continues profitably today. I didn’t have the heart to tell CJ that Tsing Tao was the only Chinese beer I know, and it was a lucky guess. Eventually, we both arrived on the same page with researching Saint Patrick’s Day. Although I am of Irish descent, the...

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