Plan Your Fat Tuesday

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    Sure, DFW isn't New Orleans, but as we saw during the last time LSU played in this area, there's plenty of Cajun flair in store for a North Texas Mardi Gras.

    Here are some links to help you plan your Mardi Party:

    BEST PICK: Find Mardi Gras Events -- Click here for a list of bars, restaurants, and other locations planning Fat Tuesday festivities. 

    Events: Even More Fat Tuesday Events -- Need even more suggestions? The Feast has a list of where to go and how to get there.

    Video: How John Besh Does Mardi Gras -- Famous NOLA chef John Besh describes how he likes to celebrate the notoriously raucous holiday.

    List: Where to Get Fat on Fat Tuesday -- Taste some authentic Cajun eats without leaving the Metroplex. 

    Video: The Proper Way to Shuck a Crawfish -- "Uncle Wayne" (of Zen Sushi chef Michelle Carpenter) showed The Feast how a true Cajun peels crawfish.

    Photos: Michelle Carpenter and Family's Crawfish Boil -- The Carpenters shuck crawfish and swap stories during this Oak Cliff boil.

    Photos: Oak Cliff Mardi Gras Parade -- Beads and feathers make a Saturday stroll in Oak Cliff into an early Mardi Party.

    Video: Crawfish Etouffee with Ivan Pugh of The Alligator Cafe -- Dive into how to make Alligator Cafe's signature dish, just in time for your on Cajun cookout.

    List: Where to Shop for Mardi Gras -- Shopping suggestions for your Fat Tuesday.