HOT DAWG! The Foodies discovered the secret behind
Chef Franks hot dogs at
Christophers Courtyard Café (8 Wall St., Huntington
need we say more? Try em, and tell
Frank the Foodies sent you.
GO IRISH: A Rise Above Bake Shop (333 Main St., Huntington
631-351-9811) is getting ready for Huntingtons St. Patricks
Parade (its Sunday, March 14, 2 p.m.). Although Irish
soda bread is a year-round favorite at the shop, the girls
go into overdrive as parade day approaches. A loaf will set
you back just $4.25 and send you back to the old country.
St. Pattys Day-themed cookies include buttery shamrock
shortbread and shamrock-shaped Linzer tarts.
CORNED BEEF: The St. Patricks Parade steps off
at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14, but the food and drink goes all
day long. After the parade, corned beef lovers can grab a
bite at the official after-party at Macs Steakhouse
(12 Gerard St., Huntington 631-549-5300 macssteakhouse.com).
Enjoy corned beef and cabbage ($3) and free Irish soda bread
courtesy of A Rise Above Bake Shop; Guinness pints ($6) or
domestic beers ($5).
ITALIAN-IRISH: La Bottega (9 Wall St., Huntington 631-271-3540
LaBottegaOfHuntington.com) goes Irish on parade day this Sunday
featuring an Irish panini corned beef cooked in beer,
cabbage and spicy mustard ($8.45). If you miss it Sunday,
it will be back on the menu on St. Patricks Day.
LUNCH BOX SPECIAL: The Foodies have added a new discovery
to the draw full of weekday lunch menus. Kura Barn Japanese
Restaurants (479 New York Ave., Huntington 631-673-0600
kurabarn.com) outstanding box lunch ($11.50) includes miso
soup, salad with ginger dressing, aged tofu, rice, a California
roll and fresh fruit, plus your choice of the following: shrimp
and vegetable tempura, chicken teriyaki, chicken string beans
(tempura style), negimaki, gyoza or whitefish katsu. Vegetarian
lunch box ($11.50) includes avocado cucumber roll, vegetable
tempura and hijiki. The best part, they deliver!
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