What's your favorite place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
According to 10 of the 16 readers who took our St. Paddy's Day Poll, which went live Monday morning, it's . This St. Paddy's, they will be celebrating all-day long, with their famous corned beef, $3.25 pints of green beer and Oatmeal Stout, and $1 green jello shots.
They will receive a 2012 Readers' Chice certificate from us. The runner up was , with four, or 25 percent of the vote.
St. Patrick's Day, the annual Irish holiday and Christian festival that honors the emerald isle's patron saint, will be this Saturday, Mar. 17. In America, one of the things it's popularly known for is as a day to wear "green," get pinched or kissed, among other things.
It's also a popular time to enjoy local pub food and eatery offerings to the reveling, “Irish-for-the-day,” set. You can expect green beer, green wine and corned beef and cabbage to be served up at many of these participating spots.
So where have you gone to in the past? Where will you go this year?
There are a number of St. Patrick’s Day events, dining and drinking options, in town and in the surrounding areas, starting this Friday.