Many years ago when all things in my world were young-er and daring was a 'Rite of Passage'...Mardi Gras in the French Quarter was a yearly event...always from a balcony above the streets...young and daring but not that daring !
There is so much more to this holiday than the festive element many of us have come to know and love. If you don't know the history, treat yourself and make it a study...I promise you will be forever glad you did.
A new challenge for me...design a healthier version of the one-of-a-kind King Cake...do I dare ??
Never been to Mardi-Gras ? Go !
Never experienced The River-Walk and Jackson Square ? You must !
Don't like Hole-In-The-Wall eateries ? You will !
Are you packed ? Casual is a must !
Need a place to say ? My favorites :)
The quaint, old, and magical...Cornstalk Inn.../French Quarter/Garden District.
The Royal Sonesta ...Bourbon Street
The Court Of Three Sisters...anything brought to your table will be yummy !
Oh...and don't forget Preservation Hall for some fine Jazz !!
Or...you can stay home and make.... Gumbo and Po-boys :)