With Mardi Gras and Chinese New Years only one day apart this year, my worlds are colliding. Happy Mardi Gras and Chinese New Years!
Oh, I also wrote a little piece for The Kitchn! It is about the similarities between these two food cultures. Seriously, there are quite a few. Head over there for the full thing and a recipe for Sichuan Crawfish Pie. Everything is better in pie form.