What do you think the most popular Irish dish is in New York State for St. Patrick's Day? You would never guess this in a million years.

May the luck of the Irish be with you, and your stomach. St. Patrick's Day typically involves a lot of amazing different foods for you to eat, but which one is the most popular in New York State?

A study was conducted by the folks at Zippia to determine what meals were the most popular across the U.S. and honestly, it's kind of a surprise for the results for New York. You would probably assume it's corned beef and cabbage. However, that's not the case.

New York State's Most Popular Irish Dish Is....

Guinness Pie. Yes, Guinness Pie........What is Guinness Pie? The most popular meal across the board is Corned beef and cabbage, which is to be expected. For us, apparently, the most popular dish is something called Guinness Pie.

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What In The World Is Guinness Pie?

There's several recipes online that highlight the dish, but we decided to take a look at the recipe from the queen of the kitchen, Martha Stewart.

We consider this Guinness Pie to be a cooking project because it takes some time to put together, but it is well worth the effort. To break up the work, try making the crust and stew a day ahead, then assemble and bake before serving.

Guinness pie is essentially traditional Irish beef stew filled with onions, carrots, celery, garlic, beef broth, and herbs, all topped with some lovely and simple store-bought puff pastry.

Bonus Points

We are actually really surprised that the Reuben sandwich did not make this list. Does that mean it's a fake Irish food? An imposter? According to the internet, yes.

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Here's a list thanks to Zip Atlas where you can find the most Irish cities in the state:

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Guy has traveled to over 37 restaurants in New York State alone. We asked "If Food Network’s “Diners,Drive Ins & Dives” could visit the Mohawk Valley and Central New York, where should they go?" on social media. The responses were well into the hundreds. What we wanted to do was take the Top 25 suggestions. Here's that list for you to enjoy:

Gallery Credit: Dave Wheeler

26 Restaurants In Utica New York You Need To Try At Least Once

This following list is a great resource if you're looking for some new places to try, or if you're just looking for some place to start. This list is strictly restaurants in Utica New York. Not the Utica area or surrounding towns, but Utica New York. We took submissions from all over social media to build this list. We will have other lists for other parts of our region to showcase next. But right now, let's focus on Utica:

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