New Yorkers really do not want to get on a aircraft to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras this 12 months. They can just head to Tribeca, wherever newcomer Filé Gumbo Bar, 1 of the most distinctive Cajun/Creole spots to open in the past year, will host its very first Mardi Gras celebration on Fats Tuesday, February 21st.

Visitors are inspired to gown festively in standard Mardi Gras hues of yellow, green, and purple, together with masks, boas, feathers and capes. Beads will be handed out at the door, and The Gumbo Residence Band will be taking part in lively jazz to get the carnival vibes began.

The evening’s festivities start off at 6 p.m. with an array of passed appetizers, this kind of as fried oyster sliders, mini muffulettas, hush puppies and grilled blackened shrimp, and an open bar in which Sazeracs, Hurricanes and French 75s will stream freely all night.

At 8 p.m., friends will indulge in a 4-system meal showcasing chef Eric McCree’s common Southern cuisine, honed from his time spent touring through Louisiana’s Cajun nation. The Mardi Gras menu features crawfish bread and char-grilled oysters, the restaurant’s signature “Tiny’s Gumbo,” Blackened Drum Fish with Crawfish Étoufée, Grilled Creole Salad with Fried Shrimp, and a decadent dessert sampling. Just about every study course will be complemented with a wine or beer pairing.

Pursuing supper, attendees will dance alongside with the Gumbo Household Band, who will liven up the night with a next line, actively playing in the New Orleans design of smaller ensemble improvisation, that includes the audio of Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, Hoagy Carmichael, Harry Warren & the composers who established the wonderful American songs of Tin Pan Alley.

Two dining options are offered for the night: $300 for the overall expertise (cocktail hour, prix-fixe meal menu supper, and soon after get together with open up bar all evening) or $175 for the evening meal and pairings, with a bar tab opened for the soon after celebration. (Tax & gratuity involved). Progress reservations only at OpenTable.com.

About Filé Gumbo Bar

Filé Gumbo Bar in NYC’s Tribeca community is a special NOLA type notion that focuses on the subtleties of Cajun and Creole meals, with the signature dish of gumbo. Chef/operator Eric McCree has harnessed a unique model of serving gumbo, making use of a steam kettle cooking process to build customizable gumbo entrees produced to get. The restaurant is named right after the thickening agent made use of for its gumbo – filé, ground sassafras leaves released to the cuisine by the Choctaw Indians, It serves lunch and dinner, as nicely as a festive weekend brunch with are living jazz audio. 275 Church Street, NYC. www.filenyc.com


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