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You can get a head start on St. Patrick's Day celebrations at an Irish-whiskey themed dinner set for March 12 at Vitae in Huntington.
Irish-whiskey expert Sean Brown will be the guest speaker.
Chef Keith Davidson's pairings include Paddy's Whiskey with black-pepper shrimp; Jameson Select Reserve Black Barrel with smoked pork tenderloin; Jameson 12 Year Old Special Reserve with scallop cakes; and Paddy's Devil's Apple with an apple tart.
The cost is $70. Reservations are required. Dinner starts at 7 p.m.
Vitae, 254 New St., Huntington; 631-385-1919.