New Orleans's carnival season is swinging into its last weekend, and that means Mardi Gras is just around the corner. If you're not going to make it to NOLA to sip hurricanes and toss beads, don't freak out. We've got your back. We can go toe to toe with the Big Easy, right here in Miami, when it comes to living it up on Fat Tuesday. Our swe-et field guide rounds up not only the events you can't miss, but also the grub you gotta grab (we're talking crawfish boils, po boys, and king cake). You didn't think we'd stop there though, did you? This playbook also includes the outfits, must-have accessories, and makeup ideas that'll turn those Facebook uploads into profile-worthy pics. We're proactively — and virtually — handing you an Excedrin now.
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