Fun Food Friday: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee is one of Irelands most famous drinks and one of the best Irish Coffee spots in the US is San Francisco’s famed Buena Vista.  According to the bar’s history, in the early 1950’s, the combined efforts of the former owner, a travel writer and the mayor of San Francisco, a dairy owner, resulted in the successful re-creation of the Irish original.

Irish Coffee, St. Patrick's Day, San Francisco, Buena Vista

Fun Food Friday: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with San Francisco’s Buena Vista Irish Coffee

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If you’re in the neighborhood, stop by.  If not, why not recreate the famous recipe at home.

Irish Coffee

• Fill a glass with very hot water to preheat, then empty.

• Fill three-quarters of the glass with hot coffee and drop in 2 sugar cubes.

• Stir until sugar is dissolved.

• Add a jigger of Irish Whiskey (1.5 oz.)

• Top with a collar of 2 oz. whipped heavy cream by pouring it over the back of a spoon.

• Enjoy while piping hot

Have a great weekend!

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