McCrearys St. Patrick's Day

McCreary’s

A cottage pie with Porter Road for when you’re growling. Some fish and chips that you know will hit the spot. Pork bangers and mash to go with a few pints of Guinness. Nearly 20 years after opening its doors — at a time when downtown Franklin’s retail scene wasn’t the sustained success story it has become — McCreary’s continues to hit the mark when it comes to owner Natasha Hendrix’s goal of “no pretenses, just comfortable, casual fun.” GEERT DE LOMBAERDE