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News from all over, you're probably not even Irish edition

#SpoCOOL / Spokane /

But hey, on St. Patrick's Day -- or the Saturday before, as it often is -- we're all apparently Irish, right? Parades, and stews, and Guinness, and all of that. Anyway, a lot is happening around town, so let's just take a look at a few highlights.

Sante is serving up their Guinness stew again, which really is kind of important. I mean, you're really missing out if you don't try this; the previous incarnations have been stellar. You're too old and sophisticated to do Irish car bombs anyway; make this a Sante weekend instead. 

Saranac, meanwhile, has a whole gamut of Irishness happening. A bunch of drink specials -- we do like Irish Death if you want something else than the standard (albeit tasty) Guinness -- Shepherd's pie, Irish sausage... They'll be open at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Check their Facebook page for more information.

For those on a budget, Pjs Bar is running a $1 green PBR special. The Spokane car bomb -- Jameson and Bailey's in a No-Li Stellar Stout -- might be more up other people's alley. I mean, way to go fusion with local and Irish.

Lucky's Irish Pub -- always a classy joint -- opens at 8 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Among the usual suspects they will serve free green eggs and ham on Sunday. So hey, that's kind of awesome.

Finally, I would assume the Irish likes pizza too. Therefore you should head up to the Hop Shop on Saturday at 5pm for some Veraci pizza. It'll be good for you.