The Wicked Monk Pub

March 8, 2013

In this blog post it is going to be about a local Irish pub and will not be crochet or knit related.  Last night I went out to dinner with my husband to a pub called the Wicked Monk.  The pub has been in our neighborhood for a long time and they moved to a new location close to our house.  Inside all the windows came from a church in Ireland that were made of stained glass and there is a stone wall that was made only by Irish men and there are so many TVs surrounding the whole pub.  Last night it was a really nasty rainy evening and I thought that there would be not that many people inside, well I was wrong.  Inside there were a lot of people and it had a really nice atmosphere.  The waitress that waited on us was so nice and she is from Ireland.

 My husband and I had an appetizer that we picked out that was kind of different, it was called Reuben Spring Rolls.  It was so good, that it was like a Reuben sandwich but made into a spring roll.  I had Coors Light and my husband had Blue Moon beer.  For the entree I had Lamb Shepherd's Pie with french fries and my husband had a Pork Chop with mashed sweet potato and applesauce.  When it was dessert time my husband and I were so stuffed so we just had a single espresso each.  The chef came out to talk to us and he was nice too, so I guess this place has new customers.  I'm sorry I did not take pictures last night but I just wanted to relax and enjoy myself because I am usually at home cooking.

The one thing that I am looking forward to is St. Patrick's Day.  They are going to have a big party and it seems like it will be a lot of fun.  I am part Irish and I love St. Patrick's Day and I will be making corned beef, cabbage and potatoes for my family.  I hope you enjoyed this because St. Patrick's Day is almost here.



  1. What a great name for a pub! I'm sure St Patrick's Day is going to go with a swing. I love Irish pubs the atmosphere is always so friendly and lively. The shepherd's pie sounds just perfect. Have a great weekend. Chel (by the way love the new layout!) x

  2. Hi Chel, yes I love the pubs name too and pubs are a lot of fun. I'm looking forward to St. Patricks Day and the shepherd's pie with the lamb was so good and different. Thank you for the compliment on the new layout, it is coming along. I hope you have a good weekend too and take care. Julie


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