Mamie Taylor’s to Celebrate Mardi Gras with Special Menus, February 2-15

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Vancouver, BC | Mamie Taylor’s is bringing a touch of Bourbon Street to Chinatown next month with two weeks of special Mardi Gras menus in honour of New Orleans’ 300th anniversary year.

If you haven’t haven’t already booked tickets and accommodations in The Big Easy, Mamie Taylor’s, Chinatown’s original home of Southern hospitality, will be letting the good times roll with two Mardi Gras-themed menus running February 2-8 and February 9-15. (Mardi Gras takes place on Feb. 13 this year)

Beginning at 5pm daily, the Mardi Gras Fresh Sheet will feature down-home Cajun and Creole delicacies such as Crayfish Bisque, Jumbalaya, and made-to-order Beignets with a coffee caramel sauce. These are complemented by classic New Orleans cocktails such as the La Louisiane, the Vieux Carré, the Sazerac and the Hurricane.

During the second week try your luck with a piece of King Cake, a traditional Carnival-season dessert with a hidden surprise baked inside. (In this case, a jade rooster instead of a Baby Jesus, in deference to Mamie’s Chinatown digs.) If you get the rooster in your piece, you get your cake for free!

Mardi Gras Fresh Sheet
(Week One: Feb. 2-8)

Crayfish bisque
tomato, creme fraiche, jalapeno hushpuppies

Jambalaya
andouille sausage, chicken, shrimp, rice

Beignets
fried to order, coffee caramel, icing sugar

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(Week Two: Feb. 9-15)

Oysters Rockefeller
watercress, tabasco, lemon, garlic butter

Jambalaya
andouille sausage, chicken, shrimp, rice

King Cake
cinnamon creme anglais, lucky trinket


Reservations are not required. The Mardi Gras Fresh Sheet menus are available daily from Friday, February 2 to Thursday, Feb. 15 starting at 5pm, and in addition to the regular dinner menu.

Mamie Taylor’s
Named after its signature cocktail—a Golden Age concoction of scotch, fresh lime juice, ginger beer and Angustora bitters— Mamie Taylor’s is an 85-seat regional American restaurant specializing in Southern comfort food with a contemporary twist. Visit SCOUT profile.
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
251 East Georgia St. | 604-620-8818 | WEBSITE

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