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Plan Your Fat Tuesday



    Plan Your Fat Tuesday

    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.