5 Unconventional Restaurants to Try This St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s day just around the corner, it’s got us thinking about ways to celebrate this Irish holiday a bit differently. Instead of digging that one green shirt out of our closet or heading straight to a cheesy Irish pub to down a beer or two, we’ve decided this year calls for some new inspiration. More specifically, the edible kind.

So what’s on the menu for this Patty’s Day? Traditional Irish ingredients are taken to new heights at some of our favorite Los Angeles restaurants. Let’s call this our upgrade from last year’s shamrock cupcakes…

1. Han Mi Jung

Kimchi Los Angeles Han Mi Jung
The Napa Cabbage Kimchi is fermented for 15-30 days.
Irish Ingredient: Cabbage

Kimchi just became the new cabbage roll. If you’re seeking flavor, head over to Han Mi Jung for their Goat Stew which pairs so well with their kimchi. Expect something that’ll take your taste buds to a whole new level. 

2. Little Dom’s

Potatoes Little Dom's Los Feliz Los Angeles
Crispy potatoes and garlic—what more do you need?
Irish Ingredient: Potatoes

Get your hearty fill of carbs with the fried potatoes at Little Dom’s. There’s plenty more on the menu to ensure you leave with a bit o’ extra cushion for pinch attacks.

3. Wexler’s Deli

Corned Beef Wexler's Deli Los Angeles
Wexler’s Deli has perfected all things cured by using old-school methods.
Irish Ingredient: Corned Beef

Layer it on up with a mouthwatering sandwich at Wexler’s Deli. The pickle on the side makes it a ‘green’ dish by our standards. This unconventional St. Patrick’s Day restaurant is one of our faves and can be ordered for takeout!

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4. EMC Seafood

EMC Seafood Los Angeles
This seafood spread is worth dreaming about.
Irish Ingredient: Shellfish

Go for the Uni Pasta and Lobster Roll at EMC Seafood…and stay for the raw oyster bar.

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5. Rize Thai Sushi

The perfect bite
Irish Ingredient: Salmon

Baked, smoked, raw – we don’t discriminate when it comes to salmon, especially when it’s served at Rize Thai Sushi.

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Feeling inspired to try these restaurants? Order online through ChowNow! Interested in learning about other dishes in Los Angeles inspired by world cultures? Check out this blog post about delicious foods from around the world and where to eat them in L.A.!