In Chicago, St. Patrick’s Day is the most important day of the year, right up there next to Cubs Opening Day.
Imagine a city-wide festival with great food, cold beer and an almost religious observance of the many Irish traditions, most notably partying til you drop. For one day, everyone has some Irish in them and it’s an absolute blast.
In the most time-honored Chi-rish tradition, we start drinking our faces off at 7 in the morning and try to make it last all day. Green beer, Jameson, Irish Car Bombs, all pretty standard, but if you want to turn it up a bit, try some Irish Car Bomb Jello shots.
Here’s what to do.