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Sweetn’ up Mardi Gras in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

Mardi Gras literally means “Fat Tuesday” in French. The idea behind Mardi Gras celebrations is that people overindulge before giving up something for Lent, which begins the following day with Ash Wednesday. This year Fat Tuesday falls on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.  To make the celebration a little sweeter, we decided to gather up a few New Orleans inspired desserts, offered at local restaurants in Des Moines, that are just what you need to get in the spirit of Fat Tuesday! Continue Reading…

Mardi Gras Restaurants in Des Moines

While Mardi Gras may not be the family-friendliest of holidays, a celebration that’s full of beads, masks and King Cake will likely sound appealing to any kid (and parent). Fat Tuesday is February 9, 2016, so we’ve rounded up a list of restaurants where you can enjoy the tastes of New Orleans in Des Moines. Laissez Le Bon Temps Rouler! Continue Reading…