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Irish Food St. LouisIrish cuisine is a result of years of evolution and adaptation from period after period of social and political change in the country. The ingredients in Irish food were chosen because of their availability and the state of the climate during the time that the cuisine was in its formative stage. The potato is one of the most used ingredients in Irish cuisine. Some signature Irish dishes include Irish stew, fadge, bacon and cabbage, colcannon, coddle and boxty.  There are many popular types of dishes served at Irish restaurants in Saint Louis. Some of the most common ingredients in Irish cuisine include butter, milk, buttermilk, cheese, apple, rhurbarb, pear, raspberry, plum, strawberry, blackberry, barley, wheat, oats, cabbage, onions, curly kale, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, salmon, trout, oysters, lobster, mussels, cod, offal, beef, pork, lamb, geese, chicken and mutton.

Some of the most common ingredients in Irish cuisine include butter, milk, buttermilk, cheese, apple, rhurarb, pear, raspberry, plum, strawberry, blackberry, barley, wheat, oats, cabbage, onions, curly kale, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, salmon, trout, oysters, lobster, mussels, cod, offal, beef, pork, lamb, geese, chicken and mutton.

Bread that is usually served in Irish restaurants includes barmbrack, veda, blaa, goody, potato bread, wheaten bread, and soda bread. Soda bread contains no yeast while goody is a sweet type of bread that is often served for dessert. Barmbrack is usually eaten during Halloween.

St Louis Irish English Scottish Restaurants and Pubs

St. Louis English, Irish, Scottish Food  Phone  Location
 Dooley’s  314-531-7600  Midtown
 Dressel’s  314-361-1060  Central West End
 Flannery’s  314-241-8885  Downtown
 Llywelyn’s  314-962-1515  Webster Groves
 Helen Fitgerald’s  314-984-0026  Sunset Hills
 Maggie O’Brien’s  314-421-1388  Downtown
 McGurk’s  314-776-8309  Soulard
 Molly Darcy’s  314-863-8400  Clayton
 Nick’s Pub  314-781-7806  Dogtown
 O’Connell’s Pub  314-773-6600  The Hill
 O’Leary’s  314-842-7678  Sunset Hills
 O’Shay’s  314-932-5232  St Louis City
 Pat Connolly Tavern  314-647-Pats  Dogtown
 Riley’s Pub  314-664-7474  South Grand
 Seamus McDaniel’s  314-645-6337  Dogtown
 Scottish Arms  314-535-0551  Central West End
 Tigin Irish Pub  314-241-8666  Downtown

Food at Irish Restaurants in Saint Louis

Some of the most common ingredients in Irish cuisine include butter, milk, buttermilk, cheese, apple, rhurarb, pear, raspberry, plum, strawberry, blackberry, barley, wheat, oats, cabbage, onions, curly kale, carrots, potatoes, tomatoes, salmon, trout, oysters, lobster, mussels, cod, offal, beef, pork, lamb, geese, chicken and mutton.

Bread that is usually served in Irish restaurants includes barmbrack, veda, blaa, goody, potato bread, wheaten bread, and soda bread. Soda bread contains no yeast while goody is a sweet type of bread that is often served for dessert. Barmbrack is usually eaten during Halloween.

When it comes to main dishes, some of the most popular items served in St Louis Irish restaurants are bacon and cabbage, skirts and kidneys (a type of pork stew), black pudding, crubeens, and coddle. Dishes with potato as the main ingredients like boxty (similar to a pancake), colcannon and champ are popular as well in Irish restaurants.

Seafood has always been part and parcel of Irish cuisine. This can be attributed to the proximity of major Irish cities Galway and Dublin to the ocean. Salmon, cod, carrageen moss and Dulse are almost always seen in seafood dishes in many Irish restaurants.

When it comes to beverages, brown lemonade, red lemonade, Irish breakfast tea, Cavan cola, and McDaid’s Football Special are some which are usually seen in Irish menus. Popular alcoholic beverages include whiskey, poitin (whiskey made from potatoes), porter, mead, Irish red ale, Irish mist, lager, Irish mist, Irish coffee, and Irish cream.

The Irish also have many popular desserts in their menus, many of which are over a hundred years old. Some of these are rich Guinness cake, creamy baileys mousse pie, Donegal oatmeal cream, chocolate potato cake, baileys marble cheesecake, apple barley pudding, dean swift’s burnt oranges, sweet seedcake loaf, Irish coffee cake, carrigaline whiskey pie, chocolate orange Guinness cake, carrageen citrus pudding, chocolate chip mint cookies, beer and pretzel caramels, blarney stone bars, Irish pound cake, Bailey’s Irish cupcakes, chocolate beer cupcakes with whiskey filling and Irish cream icing, peanut butter potato candy, and apple amber.

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