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Fat Tuesday Hot Spots and King Cake Rolls in Today's Eater's Digest

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Fat Tuesday = Hungover Wednesday
Happy Fat Tuesday! Ready to head out on the town tonight for a little Cajun style eatin' and drinkin'? If you are still looking for your Hurricane headquarters, we found a couple spots should do the trick.

Fat Tuesdays and Canteen on Mill are hosting the ultimate celebration with the 21st Annual Mardi Gras Bash taking place inside both bars and spreading on to the back courtyard bring the two bars together for one epic night. Arrive early to catch the Cajun Crawfish Boil from 11 - 10 p.m. Live music, DJ's and plenty of booze will flow till the wee hours of the morning. Click here for more details.

For those of you more on the outskirts of town and for whom the thought of Mill Ave. is not a happy one, check out one of the three Valley Sandbar locations for your Mardi Gras fun. It'll still be a party, just with a little less, um, ASU.  $1 jello shots, $5 hurricanes plus crawfish tacos and jambalaya will be available all day. DJs start at 10 p.m.

And if you're more into the food then the party, check out Baby Kay's Cajun Kitchen in the Town and Country shopping center. The folks there serve up spicy gumbo and crawfish etouffee all year round. Some have even called it the next best thing to actually going to Louisiana.

King Cake
Mardi Gras isn't complete with a slice of King Cake. Join Chow Bella's Thrifty Cook for a lesson on making your very own king cake or try Momma Hen's recipe for Chocolate Ganache King Cake Rolls: the traditional king cakes made better with rich chocolate stuffed inside. Perfect for a special breakfast treat.

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Shannon Armour
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