| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. At least that's what James Joyce, one of Ireland's most famous writers — and a notorious drinker — once said. The phrase rings particularly true on St. Patrick's Day, the saucy Irish holiday that is...
| Mar 16, 2013
In a city that could be considered the melting pot of the world, it's only fitting that our pick for a St. Patrick's Day cocktail is Mexican. Created by mixologist Gilbert Marquez for Santa Monica's nouveau Mexican restaurant Mercado, the drink is...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
From beer cocktails to classic Irish soda bread to corned beef and cabbage, we cover all the recipes you could want to ring in the green on this St. Patrick's Day!
Recipes: 15 recipes to celebrate St. Patty's Day
In addition to the 15 recipes above,...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I noticed when I shopped for Valentine's Day cards that the supply at my local Hallmark store was woefully thin. I chalked that up to my own procrastinating.
But when I went back this week to buy a thank-you card to mail to a friend, I found a note...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 5:25 PM
When the luck of the Irish holds, the lovers buy Claddagh rings for their valentines, frat boys gearing up for St. Paddy's Day go for Guinness caps with built-in bottle openers — and come Christmas, there's a run on plum pudding and St. Nicks in...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The band's annual love note to Shane MacGowan's beery outfit takes inspiration from "El Batallon de Los San Patricios," a group of Irish-American soldiers who fought on the Mexican side of the Mexican-American War....
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:16 AM
The St. Patrick’s Day beer with the best reputation? Hint: It’s not Irish.
Samuel Adams is the suds brand that is best perceived in the U.S. by adults of drinking age, according to YouGov BrandIndex. The research firm’s Buzz Score...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 11:09 AM
| Oct 27, 2012
Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...
| Mar 9, 2011
Kim Hill, whose childhood battle with leukemia was the catalyst for the creation of the first Ronald McDonald House in Philadelphia in 1974, has died. She was 44.
Hill died Saturday at UCI Medical Center in Orange, said her father, Fred Hill. Radiation...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 4:33 PM
St. Patrick's Day may be a holiday for the Irish, but there are plenty of ways for everyone to celebrate with great food, drinks and sweets this March 17. Here are just a few: --Magnolia Bakery will be offering its......