In the spirit of Oktoberfest, the biggest beer month of the year, Irish Charities of Maryland will present its 11th annual Taste of Guinness cook-off on Thursday, October 23 for a mere 6.21£ or in Yankee terms $10 which is payable at the door.
To date, AnPoitin Stil, The James Joyce Irish Pub & Restaurant, Tír na nÓg Irish Bar & Grill, Galway Bay Irish Restaurant and Pub will be cooking up dishes featuring the hearty stout. The cook-off is open to all restaurants, not just limited to Irish pubs – reach out to Irish Charities if you wish to participate.
Along with a Judges’ winner there will be a People’s Choice winner. The "Judges' Choice" winner will have the opportunity to showcase the winning recipe during the Maryland Irish Festival.
Stomp your feet and sing along to Tommy’s Fault music, sample the chefs’ culinary creations and grab a brew or two or three at the cash bar.
Join in the festivities at the F.O.P. Lodge #3 at 3920 Buena Vista Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21211. The doors are open from 6 to 10 PM, judging from 6:15 PM to 8:30 PM and winners announced at 9 p.m.
You may also want to mark your social calendar for the 2014 Maryland Irish Festival from November 7th to November 9th at Timonium Fairgrounds.