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Reubens aren’t strictly Irish. Pizza isn’t Irish at all. But that has not stopped the melting pot that is Aurelio’s Reuben pizza from becoming a decade-plus hit for St. Patrick’s Day in Mokena. T.J. Kremer III/22nd Century Media
Quick Bites: A veritable pot-luck of the Irish on tap for the southwest suburbs
8:00 am CDT March 12, 2020

If we’re being honest — and we always are — St. Patrick’s Day celebrations might be less about the food and more about the beverages.

But while singing along with the bagpipes, staring into the abyss of an empty green beer glass and trying to find a bathroom might be part and parcel for the holiday around the southwest suburbs, we would be remiss if we didn’t encourage you to enjoy being Irish for a day responsibly. And that starts with getting a good meal.