Eire-Mex is Catching On

Put the familiar eggs, sausage, beans and black pudding from a “full Irish breakfast” on a corn tortilla and you’ve got Bia Cantina’s “Bricfeasta Tacos” (There’s also a vegetarian version.) I loved the breakfast taco and the three Mexican-style salsas I got with it. The mild salsa was a guacamole,…

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My Top 10 Irish Dishes of 2019 #5

Duck tacos at McHugh’s Pub in Ennis   Another Eire-Mex masterpiece from McHugh’s Pub in Ennis! These sensational tacos featured a rich duck confit dressed with chili sauce served on Blanco Niño corn tortillas with some greens for texture. Duck confit is a perfect taco filling–it reminds me of the…

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Ennis: Western Herd/McHugh's Pub

       Linanne’s Lobster Bar, Gregan’s Castle, and most of the other classy joints in my neck of County Clare are featuring beers from a local microbrewery called Western Herd.   The beers come with such eccentric names as Blue Jumper IPA (inspired by an episode of Father Ted) and Siege…

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