Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, but there's more to being Irish than drinking. So here's some great food options at various pubs around the state to keep your tolerance up.PLACE ITEMDESCRIPTIONINSIDER TIP IN A WORDHoly Grail
64 Main St.Epping679-9559websiteDublin-style Fish and Chips$13.95Beer-battered haddock, fried in canola oil. Served with fries and Irish slaw.Located in a refurbished old church, you can anoint yourself with a Holy Grail brew.BiblicalPeddler's Daughter
48 Main St.Nashua821-7535websiteFish and Chips$13.95Beer-battered fresh haddock wrapped in newspaper and served with hand-cut regular or sweet potato fries.The Ped makes their own tartar sauce and ketchup, which is delivered in mason jars.TraditionalWild Rover
21 Kosciuszko St.
websiteKinsale Fish and Chips$11.99Haddock dipped in Harp beer batter. Served with fries or onion rings.On Tuesdays at the Rover you can buy one dinner/get one free starting at
4 p.m.RusticShaskeen909 Elm St.
websiteFish and Chips$10.95Haddock deep-fried in a Magners cider and Harp beer batter. Served with steak fries and homemade slaw.Bring the family on a Saturday afternoon for one of the Shaskeen's kid-friendly Irish sessions.LivelyKathleen's Cottage
90 Lake St.
websiteFish and Chips$13.99Market-fresh cod, battered in Har beer. Served with thick hand-cut fries.Kathleen's offers the largest whiskey selection in New England. Try a sampler of four.Nostalgic
This article appears in the March 2011 issue of New Hampshire Magazine