Mayor Mitch Landrieu kicks off Mardi Gras countdown with king cake feast
We're looking forward to getting a bottle of king cake-flavored vodka — and by 'we,' I mean I've heard not only from the Gambit editorial department, but also production/design and sales — so we'll have a live-tweeted taste
Baked into each cake is a plastic figurine of the baby Jesus. Hiding him in the bread represents the hiding of the actual baby in the Bible from King Herod's plan to kill all infants who could be the prophesied messiah. Whoever finds the baby is
Judging from our web traffic in the last 24 hours, our readers really care about two things: Drew Brees and king cake-flavored vodka. (Read the original story about the vodka here — and check our Facebook friends' reaction here.
So we got our hands on a bottle of that Lucky Player king cake-flavored vodka today, and after lunch everyone gathered in the kitchen for a grand tasting with tiny little purple, green and gold shot glasses Amy Wendel and Christin Johnson of
Thousands of Mexicans gathered on Wednesday to enjoy a piece of one of the country's tastiest traditions: a mammoth King Cake provided by the municipal government for the New Year and ahead of the Three Kings Day. The behemoth pastry measured a