Mardi Gras Celebrations Tueday

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Some Mardi Gras celebrations around town from emails:

Mardi Gras Celebration at Mintwood Place (1813 Columbia Rd NW) on March 4th: We will be open our normal business hours from 5:30 to 10:30 pm on the 4th. The band Nicky and the BoomBooms will be playing live at the restaurant. Cedric has created a New Orleans inspired menu, attached, available as three course for $35 or a la carte. The bar will be featuring classic cocktails menu like the Ramos Fizz, Sazerac, Hurricane, Absinthe Suissesse, Vieux Carre, etc. It should be a fun time all around. Laissez les bon temps rouler.

Mintwood Place Mardi Gras 2014

Tap Takeover at Petworth Citizen 3/4 (829 Upshur St NW): Petworth Citizen & Reading Room is hosting a special event with Raven Beer/Baltimore-Washington Beer Works; a collection of Edgar Allen Poe-inspired craft brews.

Beginning at 5pm on Tuesday, March 4th we’ll be serving: The Raven Special Lager, Tell Tale Heart IPA, Pendulum Pilsner, and The Cask Doppelbock. We’ll also be featuring some specialty beer cocktails.

The Heights (14th and Kenyon St, NW) will offer Mardi Gras specials through Fat Tuesday (March 4th)!. Classic New Orleans cocktails (everything from the French 75 to the Hurricane) will be available all day.

Del Campo (777 I St NW): On Sunday and Monday (March 2-3) Chicha Rosada cocktails will be $7 and representatives from La Diablada Pisco will be showing off traditional oversized carneval masks all night.

Menu MBK (405 8th St NW): Menu MBK is selling individually sized king cakes in their market through March 4. The cakes are $4.50 each.

Sticky Fingers (1370 Park Rd NW): The vegan bakery will be selling made-to order beignets on March 4 an 5. They come four to an order for $3.75. Sticky Fingers is also making king cakes that will be available from March 1 through 4. The cakes are available by special order and can be picked up in the store. They are $12.50 each and can be ordered by calling 202-299-970.

4 Comment

  • Emmaleigh504

    Blue sugar on what I assume is king cake?! nils ya!

  • We are celebrating Mardi Gras in Old Takoma with our annual Mardi Gras Pub Crawl tomorrow, Fat Tuesday, March 4th with Mummers, Music and Mardi Gras Specials! After a family-friendly start at 6:00pm at Capital City Cheesecake with King Cakes and Mardi Gras Cookies, the event continues with a Pub Crawl throughout Old Takoma. Merrymakers may meet the Mummers at their favorite spot or march with them from location to location. The Mummers are in dressed in festive costumes and attendees are encouraged to wear masks and beads!

    Mummers performance schedule on March 4th:

    6:00 pm Capital City Cheesecake, 7071 Carroll Ave
    6:45 pm Takoma Bistro, 6923 Laurel Ave
    7:30 pm Everlasting Life at Cedar Crossing, 341 Cedar St, NW
    8:15 pm Republic, 6939 Laurel Ave
    9:00 pm Roscoe’s Pizzeria, 7040 Carroll Ave
    9:45 pm The Olive Lounge, 7006 Carroll Ave

    Event presented by the Old Takoma Business Association.

    More info:

  • laissez le bon ton roulet Red derby

    It’s time for our annual Mardi gras party @ Red Derby “Hurricane’s,Mask,Beads and Zydeco”…Roof-deck will be open barring a blizzard. You’re always welcome Dan!

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