Valerie in Midtown East is offering New Orleans classic cocktails and dishes all week long from Feb 20th through Feb 26th. On Fat Tuesday itself (Feb 21st) guests can expect a live Jazz band to make you feel like you’re not too far from Bourbon Street.
Cocktails include the Sazerac $18 (rittenhouse rye 100, peychaud bitters, absinthe),
and the Brandy Crusta $18 (dudognon 5 year cognac, giffard triple sec,maraschino liqueur, lemon, angostura bitters).
Photo: Clinton Hall
Spend your Mardi Gras taking on the Clinton Hall Fat Tuesday Food Challenge! It requires a guest to consume a 20 ounce burger topped with bacon, American and yellow cheese, lettuce, tomato, BBQ chicken tenders, onion rings and CH Sauce plus a side of fries and a 16 ounce Gigawatt Beer within a 25 minute time frame. Whoever successfully finishes the massive meal, gets it free! Fat Tuesday Challenge is available at several Clinton Hall location: FiDi (90 Washington St.), 36th Street (16 W. 36th Street), E. 51st Street (230 E. 51st), Bronx (601 E. 189th St.), and Williamsburg (247 Metropolitan Ave.)
Photo: Crystal Lake
Enjoy a wild night at Crystal Lake (647 Grand St.) on Mardi Gras in Williamsburg. The bar will offer beads and a shot for $5 all evening long to spice things up. There will also be special $8 Brooklyn Hurricanes available and a Kings Cake Espresso Martini on the menu for the night.
Photo: Somewhere Nowhere
Party all evening at a Mardi Gras edition of Gotham Jazz at Somewhere Nowhere NYC (112 W 25th St) on Wednesday, February 22nd. The stunning indoor penthouse lounge will play host to this special evening alongside The Somethings and Daily Dose, complete with a swing band, burlesque dancers, live singers and more starting at 5 p.m. To RSVP, visit https://somewherenowherenyc.com/gothamjazznyc/