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Discovering Mardi Gras Flavors in Ruston-Lincoln Parish

January 11, 2024Written by: Anna Graney

It's finally Mardi Gras Season! That means that our local restaurants are coming out with some specialty dishes and flavors to celebrate this holiday. Here are some of the best places to get your Mardi Gras Treats.

King Cakes

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Photo: Grown and Grazed 

What better way to kick off the Mardi Gras season than with King Cake. There are several places in Ruston to get this classic cinnamon pastry. Dive into the tasty tradition and let the King Cake flavors kick off your Mardi Gras celebration in Ruston!

Log Cabin - Joe Gambino's King Cake

PJ's Coffee - Caluda's King Cake

Grown and Grazed - Homemade King Cake

Briarhill Farms - Pre order King Cake (They have a gluten free option)

Social Bites - Pre order King Cake

Ponchatoulas - Joe Gambino's King Cake

Mardi Gras Flavors

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Photo: Uptown Downtown

Looking for something unique? Our local restaurants love to come up with special Mardi Gras inspired dishes to celebrate. You don’t want to miss out on the chance to try something new, so be sure to grab these delicious creations! 

Uptown Downtown - King Cake bars, cupcakes, and cannolis

Common Goods - King Cake donut

Staple Sandwich Co - King Cake cookies

Social Bites - King Cake bars and cupcakes

Rotolos - King Cake Calzone

Sweets by Sarah - King Cake cupcakes, cookies, and mini cheesecakes

Board and Bottle - 3 pack macarons: blackberry cheesecake, lemon, and matcha

Mardi Gras Beverages 

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Photo: Common Goods 

Don’t worry there’s more than just specialty foods for Mardi Gras. Check out these delicious and festive drinks that will get you in the mood to celebrate!

Common Goods - King Cake Latte (hot or iced)

PJ’s Coffee - King Cake latte and cold brew

Board and Bottle - The King Cake Martini, Sour Apple-tini, Pomegranate Blueberry Martini, Lemon Drop

 

Go try all of these fun and festive flavors! Make sure to post pictures and tag #RustonLa so we can see all of your Mardi Gras excitement.

 





About the Author

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Anna Graney

Anna Graney is originally from a small town in Oklahoma and she moved to Ruston to attend Louisiana Tech University. In her free time, she enjoys going to coffee shops with friends or traveling to new places. As Digital Marketing Coordinator, Anna supports the Director of Marketing and Communications in managing digital assets, online promotion of Ruston/Lincoln Parish, and attending events in the area to gather and develop content.

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