In Gloucester City, a Monthlong Irish Feast

Plus: Other upcoming food events in Hamilton, Hoboken and Maple Shade.

The Ultimate Corned Beef Sandwich at Thomas Murphy’s Pub in Gloucester City

Gaja Wine Dinner at Rat’s Restaurant

Hamilton • Thursday, March 18

An intimate wine dinner is coming to Rat’s, offering an elevated experience for foodies and wine connoisseurs. Featuring five courses of beautifully prepared dishes, each will be paired with a delicate Gaja wine, including Gaja’s Cara Del Bosch Franciacorta and Barbaresco. The menu features Osetra Caviar Cone (Amuse), Vitello Tonnato (first course), Octopus & Langoustine (second course), Veal Tongue Risotto (third course) and Boar Rack (fourth course). The night ends with Chianti Madeleines. $185 per person; call to make your reservation.

Rat’s Restaurant, 16 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton; 609-584-7800

St. Patrick’s Celebration at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant 

Maple Shade • Through March 21

Iron Hill will highlight a new beer flight for St. Patrick’s Day, with traditional food pairings for each brew. The Shamrock flight ($14) includes 4 ounces of Big Sully Irish Stout and Pig Iron Porter, and 1 ounce of Slane Irish Whiskey and Jameson Caskmates: Stout Edition. For an additional $4, enjoy a Stout Braised Brisket Slider and Smoked Salmon Croustade to complement the Irish beer and whiskeys. In addition to the Shamrock Flight, Iron Hill will serve a limited-time Corned Beef and Cabbage special with boiled parsley potatoes and baby carrots. All specials available March 17 to March 21.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, 124 East Kings Hwy., Maple Shade; 856-273-0300

Monthlong Irish Feast at Thomas Murphy’s Pub 

Gloucester City • Through April 11

This newly renovated Irish pub is taking its St. Patrick’s celebration to the next level. From March 12–April 11, Thomas Murphy’s will offer a special menu, featuring Irish Beef Stew, Fish and Chips, Irish Breakfast for Two (bangers & mash, thick-cut bacon, smoked ham, red beans, sunny-side-up eggs), and The Ultimate Corned Beef Sandwich. For dessert, an Irish Donut Bread Pudding will be available, made with sweet baked brioche, chocolate and Bailey’s Irish Cream sauce. A variety of Irish whiskies, craft beers and spirits specials will be available all month.

Thomas Murphy’s Pub, 157 S. Burlington St., Gloucester City; 856-432-6317

Teacher Tuesdays at Curry Up Now

Hoboken • Through May 26

To celebrate teachers and other school staffers, Curry Up Now is offering a free bowl or burrito every Tuesday to workers who show their school ID. As a token of appreciation for all that local school staffers have done and continue to do for their communities, this offer will be available from March 16–May 26. Known for its innovative spin on traditional Indian cuisine, Curry Up Now serves Indian-style street food, including the Deconstructed Samosa bowl, loaded with garbanzo masala, pico, chutneys, mini samosas and a choice of protein.

Curry Up Now, 91 Washington St., Hoboken; 201-659-2879

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