Restaurant name: Lynches Pub & Grub
Owners: Sisters Ethna and Christine Lynch
Address: 19 B N. Blvd. of the Presidents, Sarasota
Hours: 11 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Saturday; noon to 10 p.m., Sunday
Known for: Friendly neighborhood pub — famous for cork cottage pie, Irish stew, fish and chips, Belfast burger and Irish smoked salmon
Traditional Irish Stew
2 pounds lamb, cut in chunks
4 potatoes, peeled and quartered
½ head celery, cut in one-inch lengths
1 onion, peeled and cut in pieces
2 ounces chopped parsley
2 ounces leaf rosemary
2 cups chicken stock
2 cups beef stock
Sear lamb in pan. Put remaining ingredients in a large pot and add the seared lamb. Bring to a boil and simmer for 2 hours or until meat is tender. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with bread and a pint of Guinness.
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