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Drinks

Easy, Slushy Frozen Cocktails

A New Orleans bartender shares recipes for cocktails you can freeze in plastic bags and take just about anywhere

Recipes

Lucy’s Signature Summer Seafood Gumbo

Summer gumbo from Gulf Coast restaurant impresario Lucy “LuLu” Buffett’s new cookbook

Food & Drink

Blue Crab Beignets

Two beloved New Orleans foods come together in one knockout party bite

Drinks

The Commander’s Palace Bloody Mary

This bloody good drink is one of nearly 60 recipes in a new book about the South’s favorite brunch cocktail

Drinks

Vieux Carré: A NOLA Original

One of the few Crescent City cocktails you can still order in the bar where it was born

Drinks

Three New Twists on the Classic Hurricane

A few updates to a Bourbon Street favorite

Music

Mardi Gras Playlist

Celebrate Fat Tuesday no matter where you are

Drinks

Nighttripper: The Flask Cocktail

A pocket concoction from New Orleans bartender Chris Hannah

Arts & Culture

Mardi Gras for Man’s Best Friend

A NOLA krewe for canines celebrates 25 years of dressed-up dogs—and animal-welfare fundraising

Drinks

Frozen Bourbon Milk Punch

A velveteen sipper from New Orleans

Drinks

The Sazerac

A New Orleans classic

End of the Line

Mardi Gras for Adults

A stately defense of a much-maligned holiday

Drinks

Celebrate Lundi Gras with Bourbon and Biscuits

Rick’s Buttermilk Biscuits and Milk Punch

Ask G&G

Fishing Manners and More

How to earn a guide’s respect, Mardi Gras in Mobile, and drinking after church

Drinks

Maelstrom: An Updated Hurricane

A gimmick-free take on the classic Bourbon Street cocktail

Drinks

Hurricaña: An Updated Hurricane

A gimmick-free take on the classic Bourbon Street cocktail

Drinks

Slurricane: An Updated Hurricane

A gimmick-free take on the classic Bourbon Street cocktail

Travel

My Town (Mardi Gras Edition): Julia Reed’s NOLA

Celebrate like a local

Ask G&G

How to Leave a Party

Thoughts on party exit etiquette, Mardi Gras destinations, and fox hunt libations

Arts & Culture

Weekend Agenda: Mardi Gras, Mobile-Style

Get to know the country’s original Mardi Gras celebration