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Mardi Gras

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  • 'Top Chef': Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez!

     
    It's Maryann with the next-to-last recap of the Top Chef season, and I'm excited. (Me, too! Hi, Mary here, in italics.) We're in the home stretch, home skillets, and to top it off, we're in New Orleans! Pass the gumbo,......
  • Let the good times roll: Mardi Gras restaurants

     
    Jamie has e-mailed me asking where he can get a king cake around here to celebrate Mardi Gras with, and I haven't a clue. Neither does Food Editor Kate. He also suggested a Top 10 for next Tuesday: Best Places......
  • Top 10 Places to Celebrate Mardi Gras

     
    The idea behind this Top 10 is to list the 10 best places for New Orleans cuisine in honor of the carnival season, which culminates today in Mardi Gras. The problem is that we don't have that many restaurants to......
  • More on La Famiglia

     
    In today's Table Talk column in the print edition I talk more about the new La Famiglia, which finally has a permanent phone number. (See previous post.) The place has generated a lot of interest for two reasons: first, Brasserie......
  • Alizee, Talara and Hell Point Seafood in the paper today

     
    I'm a little grumpy because I got an e-mail from a reader complaining about my 'review' of Alizee in today's paper. He disagreed with my 'rhapsody' about the new restaurant. Apparently he wanted an inexpensive neighborhood place in the Colonnade......
  • Best from BWI: New Orleans

    New Orleans is getting fired up for Mardi Gras and all of the fun costume parades and parties leading up to Fat Tuesday on Feb. 24. Maybe you should plan to join the fun. New Orleans - $319 Southwest New Orleans - $321 Continental New Orleans - $335 US...
  • Preakness bans outside beverages from the infield

    Black-eyed Susans and broad-brimmed hats, trademarks of Preakness Day, may be enduring, but another Pimlico tradition is on the way out: Infield spectators will no longer be allowed to bring their own beer and other beverages into the racetrack. Maryland...
  • GAMBLING

    GAMBLING
    Bring-a-friend days: Wednesdays in April are bring-a-friend days at Mardi Gras Casino. Play enough slots to earn 10 player's club points, bring a guest who signs up to become a new member, and you'll receive $10 in bonus play. You and your guest don't...
  • Nissan Leaf at Gulfstream

    Nissan Leaf at Gulfstream
    Tuesday is Earth Day, and Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino (901 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, 954-454-7000, GulfstreamPark.com) is trying to make the world better by giving away an environmentally friendly car, a Nissan Leaf. The promotion runs...
  • Solitaire moves into Mardi Gras

    Solitaire moves into Mardi Gras
    Even though people play solitaire on their phones, their computers and with real cards on their kitchen tables, it's not usually found in casinos. That is changing: A solitaire machine created by a Boca Raton company debuted last month at Mardi Gras...
  • Mardi Gras Casino displays poker dealer's art

    Mardi Gras Casino displays poker dealer's art
    Before you focus on the cards or the slots at Mardi Gras Casino, take a look at the poker-themed paintings in the entryway. They're the creations of Robby Becker, one of the Hallandale Beach casino's dealers. The Hollywood artist, 42, combines...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Coventry High School Host Mardi Gras

    Coventry High School hosted a Mardi Gras celebration on March 12. This multicultural event was planned, organized, and executed by International Foods and Jazz Band students, under the direction of Mr. Christopher Jones, Family and Consumer Science...