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.
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
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
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.
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.