Mardi Gras

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Philadelphia Is Terrible at Mardi Gras

If I told my friends back in Louisiana that the best place to buy King Cake in Philadelphia is Whole Foods, they’d probably … believe […]

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How to Get Your Mardi Gras On in Philly

Philly may have just come down from a weeklong Super Bowl celebration — but that doesn’t mean we should forget that Mardi Gras, a.k.a. Fat […]

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Fat Tuesday Flashback: The South Street Mardi Gras Riot of 2001

This post was originally published in 2015. Easter is early this year, which means Lent is about to start when it’s about 20 degrees outside. […]

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Celebrate Mardi Gras with Fasnachts and $5 Hurricanes

As you know, today is Fat Tuesday, and it isn’t a true Mardi Gras celebration without Fasnachts. While they were traditionally made so people could get lard, sugar, […]

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TONIGHT: Karneval Party at Brauhaus Schmitz

Tonight, Brauhaus Schmitz is hosting its annual Karneval party. The German version of Mardi Gras kicks off tonight at 7 p.m. Brauhaus Schmitz will be […]

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Fat Tuesday at the Fat Ham

What, did you seriously think Kevin Sbraga was going to let a holiday like this go by without throwing a party? If you can’t make […]

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Ultimate List of Mardi Gras Specials

All across the world it’s the day before the beginning of Lent. And that traditionally means a party. So whether its Karneval, Carnaval, Fat Tuesday […]

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Tasso Ham Panini Is Back at Plenty

In early February we told you that Plenty was dropping its excellent Tasso Ham Panini. The news left us bitterly disappointed and we considered descending […]

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Mardi Gras Themed High Gravity Night at Sidecar

Tonight, Sidecar is hosting a special Mardi Gras themed edition of their monthly High Gravity event. In addition to all the big beers, there will also […]

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Mardi Gras in Philadelphia

It’s well into the afternoon, so I’m assuming at least some of you have begun your Mardi Gras celebrations. Alas, most of you are at […]

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Mardi Gras Happenings in Philadelphia

  Today is Mardi Gras and Philadelphia is celebrating with everything from Sazerac jello shots to all-you-can-eat crawfish. Here are nine top choices for Fat […]

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King Cakes From Beck’s Cajun Cafe

  I know, it’s not like many Foobooz readers need an excuse for eating cinnamon rolls in the middle of the day. But if, for […]

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The Great Philadelphia Crawfish Shortage of 2011

If you’re looking to celebrate Mardi Gras (it’s today, in case you forgot) by heading out for crawfish and beer, you should probably know that […]

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Mardi Gras Fun All Around

Catahoula | House-made boudin This Mardi Gras marks the 10th anniversary of the South Street Mardi Gras riots. Here are some worthwhile events that shouldn’t […]