The boxty. I think it’s Ireland’s answer to the French crepe. A warm potato pancake filled with whatever your stomach desires – lamb, chicken, cabbage, corn beef, or bacon – all wrapped tight and ready for you to break into.
St. Patrick’s Day in Dublin kind of made me feel like I was back in an all-American high-school. My friends and I planned our Around Europe trip specifically so we could be in Dublin on the day and soak up the culture, festivities, and Guinness. I’m sure someone mentioned to me that all the Dublin-ers shoot out of town so that they can avoid all the tourists but I didn’t remember that fact until it hit me smack in the face.