June 2, 2017
| February 28, 2017 | Food & Drink
Grab your beads and enjoy one last night (in theory) of unabated fun this season with these Mardi Gras specials and events.
Bourbon Beignets at Buttermilk & Bourbon.
The new Back Bay resto will have just opened in time to celebrate Fat Tuesday on February 28 with Hurricanes on draft and Southern-inspired fare like New Orleans BBQ Shrimp with Anson Mills antebellum grits, Roasted “Buffalo” Oysters with garlic butter and clemson blue cheese, and Deviled Egg Toast. 160 Commonwealth Ave., 617-266-1122
The South End restaurant will hold its annual Mardi Gras Celebration on February 28, with dishes like Cajun seafood Jambalaya and hand-crafted New Orleans-style cocktails, naturally. Diners will also be able to enjoy the sweet Jazz sounds of Alex Lee Clark and his band throughout the evening. 541 Tremont St., 617-423-0069
Cook will feature Mardi Gras specials like Bourbon Honey Mustard Wings, Drunken Mussels made with Andouille Sausage, and a Cajun Shrimp Flatbread on February 28. Get the night started with a Special Fat Tuesday cocktail made with Bulleit Rye, Myers Rum, and Grapefruit. 825 Washington St., 617-964-2465
Kick off Mardi Gras on February 26 with a New Orleans-inspired menu (think shrimp and sausage creole) before enjoy live jazz music on February 28 and indulging in Chef Heard’s Yakamein, a beef-based Creole-style ramen with green onion, soy sauce, and egg. 40 W 3rd St., 617-658-3452
Enjoy a taste of southern cooking with Executive Chef Nick Dixon’s Fat Tuesday special of Shellfish & Andouille Sausage Gumbo. The New Orleans classic will be loaded with clams, shrimp, crab, and andouille sausage. 425 West Broadway, 617-765-8636