Mardi Gras is only 6 months away and on Saturday, August 19th Fifolet Cajun and Cocktails will be throwing a summertime bash to mark the occasion.
The party will kick off at 8 p.m. with band Environmental Encroachment parading down the street from Wicker Parks’ iconic dive bar Phyllis’. The musical march will end in front of Fifolet where the band will play their first set of the evening on the sidewalk before heading inside.
Later on, the entertainment will continue with a variety of New Orleans-style street performers and burlesque dancers. $3 Purple Haze (on draft from Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Company,) $8 Sazeracs cocktails and $8 10 oz. Frozen Hurricanes will be available all night long.
New summer menu items include:
Vietnamese-inspired ‘Bayou Dragon Sauce’ | Sesame | Scallions | Pickled Vegetables
Crawfish Tails | Maque Choux | Lemon-Cayenne Aioli | Micro Celery
Shrimp & Grits
Creamy Stone-Ground Grits | Andouille | Shallot | Garlic | Cherry Tomatoes | Brussels Leaves | Rich Shellfish Broth
Green Fairy Muscles
Steamed Mussels in Absinthe Broth | Wild Boar Bacon | Fresh Herbs | Grilled Baguette
Blackened Shrimp Salad
Mango | Cucumber | Candied Sunflower Seeds | Arugula | Citrus-Mint Vinaigrette