Feel like you’re in New Orleans at this lively and authentic bar and restaurant in DTLA. The friendly folks at Preux & Proper are serving up boudin balls, po’boys and crawfish boil, jambalaya and king’s cake beignets, among other NOLA favorites. No Mardi Gras celebration is complete without a Sazerac, frozen daiquiris or a hurricane punch bowl. Join the fun! 840 S. Spring St., Los Angeles (213)896-0090.