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Food, music and plenty of beads make their way into San Diego for Fat Tuesday

Food, music and plenty of beads make their way into San Diego for Fat Tuesday

Looking for a place to celebrate Fat Tuesday next week in San Diego? “Let the good times roll” at these hot spots boasting special dishes, cocktails and Mardi Gras happenings starting this weekend.

The Big Easy Bites and Booze Self-Guided Tour includes 20 bites and 20 New Orleans-inspired sips. 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Gaslamp Quarter. $25 by Friday; $30 the day of the event. Attendees must be 21 years or older and have a valid ID. Tickets: sdmardigras.com 

Guests will sample craft cocktails from 21 of the best bars in San Diego County at...

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