It’s a tradition leading up to Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 9): throw a King Cake party where everyone eats, drinks and makes merry. Whoever gets the piece of cake with the baby hidden inside buys the next cake. The authentic Cajuns at Stuffed Cajun Meat Market are baking fluffy and delicious king cakes complete with [...]
(map) Just look at dem mudbugs! To celebrate Fat Tuesday, the ragin’ Cajuns at Stuffed Cajun Meat Market are boiling crawfish and serving them up for $5 a pound. They’re also giving away beads and possibly, pieces of king cake (see more here). But don’t wait to get your good times on – they’re only [...]
UPDATE: closed (map) King Cake parties are a Mardi Gras tradition. The large, brioche-like cakes with the colorful sprinkles are baked with a tiny plastic baby inside. Whoever finds the baby throws the next party. But you don’t need a whole krewe to enjoy these mini-cakes. And if yours has a baby inside, you get a [...]
Happy Mardi Gras! We may be far from Bourbon Street, but for less than five bucks, you can throw a party for your krewe. This King Cake is sold complete with beads and plastic baby. Whoever gets the baby throws the next party, so Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler!