Where Should We Celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
Reader's Choice asks readers to tell us their favorite spots in the area.
I'm not Irish. I'm a suburban Detroiter with not even a hint of Irish heritage—a protestant mutt. I never knew a thing about St. Patrick's Day, except that we weren't Irish and therefore, it was just like any other day. I was so jealous of all the other kids who got excited for it.
Then, I moved to Chicago. And the Irish took me in.
Now, in my world, it's the holiday I look forward to the day of the first snowfall. It's not about the green beer—it's about the music, the family, the celebration of people coming together and the beginning of spring.
Where's the best place to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this year? Here are a few options we've come up with. Tell us your favorite!
Shannon's, Glen Ellyn
Arrowhead Restaurant, Wheaton
Tap House, Glen Ellyn
The Bank, Wheaton
Rosie O'Reilly's, Wheaton