Countdown to Fat Tuesday
With a week to go until the start of Lent, it's time to begin gearing up for Fat Tuesday. We know not everyone wants to go Bourbon Street-crazy, so here are our suggestions for celebrating New Orleans-style, whether that means a lovely beignet or dancing to some hot zydeco. What are your ideas?
Food and Drink
If you're looking for ...
A Traditional Po'Boy: Breadline or Johnny's Half Shell
Beignets: DC Coast
Shrimp & Grits: Colorado Kitchen
Muffaletta: Evening Star Cafe
King Cake: Patisserie Poupon
Chicory Coffee: New Orleans Bistro
A Budget Menu: Louisiana Express
A Sazerac Cocktail: Acadiana
Music and Partying
If you're looking for a ...
Local Parade: Clarendon
Party for Bourbon Street Fans: Lulu's
Place to Buy Beads: Bruce Variety
Costume: Costumes Creative or Dancer
Jazz Jam: HR-57
Zydeco/Cajun Jam: Half Moon Bar-B-Que
Concert: C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band with the Crawdaddies at the Birchmere or the Zydeco Mardi Gras with Roy Carrier and the Zydeco Night Rockers at Chick Hall's Surf Club.
-- The Gurus
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