Mardi Gras Extravaganza DC – March 5, 2019

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Fat Tuesday is just weeks away! Celebrate with Big Easy style dishes, famous drinks, and dance to live soul-filled music. Don’t miss out on the best Mardi Gras-themed events and specials in the DMV.

Mardi Gras Extravaganza DC will be coming to The Showroom on Fat Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 6PM-10PM.

Join the co-chairs – N’awlins native chef David Guas and chef Spike Mendelsohn, along with Gina Chersevani, one of the most beloved mixologists in the DC area, and Bruce Pike of Pike Productions known for elaborate event productions. The all-you-can-eat and drink night of indulgence benefits DC Central Kitchen. New Orleans-style food is presented by 20 of the top chefs in DC including Chiko, The Salt Line, Rocklands BBQ, Julii, District Doughnut, Good Stuff Eatery and more! Sip on cocktails crafted by 12 of the top mixologists, including Sarah Rosner of Bourbon Steak and Frankie Jones of Occidental Grill & Seafood, as the best bartenders in DC battle it out for the title of “Best Hurricane” in the cocktail competition. To top it all off, there’ll be a costume contest and live New Orleans style tunes – and, back by popular demand, 3 gorgeous drag queens.

Tickets are $55 per person. All attendees must be 21 years or older. Tickets at

Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery – Arlington, VA

For the past 8 consecutive years, Bayou Bakery, Coffee Bar & Eatery has been the hot spot to go to for a jam-packed night filled with incomparable Mardi Gras specials from NOLA native and celebrity chef David Guas. This year, Bayou Bakery is hosting a Mardi Gras blow-out from 6PM-9PM on FFat Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

Dig into Bayou Bakery’s one-night-only $5 dishes
Red Beans & Rice and Jambalaya
King Cake slices
Revel in $5 N’awlins Cocktails
Louisiana’s finest Abita Beer

Call Bayou Bakery at 703-243-2410 today to place your catered order. Please order whole King Cakes in advance of Mardi Gras here.

*Photo credit to Joe Shymanski.

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