By Hadas Kuznits
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chef Justin Swain of Philadelphia restaurant Rex 1516, at 1516 South Street, is busy preparing sweets for Mardi Gras, this coming Tuesday.
“It’s mostly because ‘Fat Tuesday’ is right before Lent, they want to have anything that has milk, eggs, fat,” he says. “It’s all about fattening up before you fast for Lent. So… donuts, beignets, king’s cakes.”
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