mardi gras

Galveston’s Mardi Gras Celebration Is a Family Affair

January 22, 2024 | By

Where To Get Your King Cake and Beignet Fix in Texas This Mardi Gras Season

February 17, 2023 | By Amanda Ogle

You’ve seen them at the grocery store every Mardi Gras season: rings of king cake topped with icing and purple, gold, and green sprinkles and sugar crystals.

San Antonio Chef Steve McHugh Digs Into His New Orleans Roots for Mardi Gras

February 15, 2022 | By Amanda Ogle

Mardi Gras Cocktail Recipe from Galveston’s Tremont House

February 22, 2019 | By Melissa Gaskill

The historic Galveston Tremont House bar mixes up the perfect cocktail to accompany Mardi Gras festivities. When Galveston held its first Mardi Gras celebration in 1867, no one recorded the libations served. But modern-day revelers can hoist a signature Mardi Gras Punch (see below for recipe) at the Tremont House hotel, which shares the island’s long history with the raucous holiday.

Carnaval Brasileiro

November 14, 2017 | By

 

Since starting in 1975 as a way for homesick Brazilians studying at the University of Texas at Austin to get a taste of home, Carnaval Brasileiro—which will be held this year on Feb.

Cowboy Mardi Gras

November 14, 2017 | By

Can’t make it east to Louisiana for the wild, raucous Mardi Gras festivities? The Cowboy Mardi Gras bash in BanderaFeb.

Pancake Day

February 9, 2016 | By

Today is Pancake Day … or Shrove Tuesday … or Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday. Whatever you choose to acknowledge, it’s an amalgamation of indulgences – carnivals and carb overload – before the Lent fast begins tomorrow on Ash Wednesday.

The King of Cakes

February 24, 2014 | By Lori Moffatt

It seems that most of the recent food trends in America—the reimagining of ramen, the curious appeal of Brussels sprouts, the surge of gluten-free products, and the widespread adoption of such ingredients as quinoa and coconut water—have centered around buzzwords such as “farm-to-table,” “unprocessed and natural,” “low-glycemic index,” and “organic and locally sourced.”

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