Tagged with Mardi Gras

Hail to the King. Of cakes.

Hail to the King. Of cakes.

I am on the email list for Despaña Princeton, so when I got an email from them in early December about ordering Roscón de reyes – King Cake – for Epiphany (which is today), I couldn’t resist – I’d always wanted to try one of these!  They are also popular for pre-Lenten celebrating during Mardi Gras … Continue reading

Where Venice and New Orleans Collide

Jim Weaver couldn’t have put it better, when he described his upcoming Carnevale Celebration at Tre Bar as a collision of Venice and New Orleans. His culinary focus is Italian, but he appreciates the flavorful cuisine of the The Big Easy too, so the two worlds shall collide in the tastiest of ways, as he … Continue reading