Royal Mile Pub’s Haggis
The Dish: Haggis ($7.50) with mashed potatoes, pickled vegetables, and gravy.
Where to Get It: Royal Mile Pub, 2407 Price Avenue, Wheaton, MD. 301.946.4511
What It Is: Traditional haggis is a mixture of heart, liver, and lungs with fat, onions, and oatmeal boiled in a sheep’s stomach. Like most Scottish fare, this staple is hearty and filling—the kind of stuff responsible for sturdy Scotsmen who can toss 200-pound logs for no good reason.
What It Tastes Like: You’re off the hook: There’s no sheep stomach in sight. Instead, the haggis is loosely packed with lamb hearts, kidneys, and livers and served without a casing. Livery and earthy, it easily cuts with a fork. Served over mashed potatoes and pickled carrots, celery, and onions, it’s liberally covered in read more