St. Patricks Day brought top stories today on Irish customs like making food green and incorporating alcohol into recipes! See our roundup after the jump.
Shamrock Shakes were spotted in Buffalo. [Urbanite/amNY]
The Treats Truck is hawking sprinkled shamrock cookies, cupcakes, and rice crispy treats. [Blondie and Brownie]
A video on dyeing beer explains how to add coloring to the mug before beer. [Serious Eats]
Mixologist Junior Merino recommends you shake up a Pot O' Gold using G'Vine gin (the grape-based gin), Midori, fresh lime juice, pineapple juice, simple syrup and basil leaves. Garnish with a basil leaf and (lucky!) gooseberry coins. [Fork in the Road/VV]
The Frankies new Coffee Peddlar and Vinegar Hill House bake Guinness cake in Brooklyn. [The Moment/NYT] (Vinegar Hills dense, bitter chocolate version smeared with cream-cheese frosting often sells out near the end of the night if you dont reserve a slice.)
Make a Guinness float, or add the stout to foods like fondue and teriyaki sauce. [Decider]
We unfortunately caught Katie Lee Joel decked out like a leprechaun presenting the same idea (stew! clams! cupcakes!) for the CBS Early Show this morning. [CBS News]
What garish concoctions have you spotted today?