Big Easy food in NYC

It’s almost time for Mardi Gras, that annual Carnival celebration in New Orleans.

The festival kicks off on Feb. 9, with parties planned in the city and beyond, including in New York, to commemorate the feast day. But you don’t have to wait for Mardi Gras to enjoy the flavors of the Big Easy.

Here’s where you can go any night of the week in NYC to find New Orleans-inspired food and drink, from po’ boys to hurricanes.

Meredith Deliso