The Mardi Gras party on Saturday, March 2 will feature a live DJ; Frozen Hurricanes made with overproof rum and fresh tropical fruit juices; and beads, boas and other party essentials. Guests are welcome to enjoy the Frozen Hurricane on its own ($18) or with friends in large format, served in a whole pineapple ($48). The cocktail will be among the specials offered at the festively lit lounge from Friday, March 1 through Fat Tuesday, March 5, along with Crab Beignets and a Micro Muffuletta Trio.
The Chow Brothers
The Chow Brothers at Wells Street Market are embracing their Polish heritage on Fat Tuesday, March 5, offering two of their most-popular flavors of packzi. The Boozy Berry has a raspberry jelly filling kissed with a touch of Polish vodka and the Nutella Cream combines a Bavarian creme filling with the cult favorite Nutella. Both packzi are available on Fat Tuesday only!
Donut slinger Firecakes is celebrating the season with a traditional king cake donut and packzi. Inspired by the traditional King Cake in celebration of Fat Tuesday, the large donut is four servings, built by a double-stacked yeast-raised donut, with vanilla icing and finished with gold, green & purple sugar, including an edible sugar baby. Packed in a Custom Gift Box including the King Cake Story Sticker on top and priced at $16.95. The traditional Paczki are made from a rich yeast dough made with eggs and butter and filled with a variety of jellies and custards. The four varieties include: Raspberry Blood Orange Jelly, Chocolate Malt Custard, Drunken Plum Jam, and Meyers Lemon Curd. Sold individually for $2.69 or by the dozen for $26.95. Available at Wells St. Market and all locations on March 5, while supplies last.
Stan's Donuts & Coffee
Stan’s gets in on the fun too with a limited-edition King Cake Donut and Paczki available from Friday, March 1 through Fat Tuesday, March 5 at all ten Stan’s locations. The King Cake Donut ($2.75) offers a twist on the circular iced pastry, blanketed with a vanilla glaze and finished with a sprinkling of green, purple and yellow sugar and a baby gummy candy nestled on top. Four varieties of Paczki are similar to bismarks but made with a richer egg dough, with the following fillings: Pastry Cream, Chocolate Pastry Cream, Cannoli Cream and Cherry. Stan’s Paczki are $2.95 each, $16.95 for a half-dozen and $32.95 for a dozen.