Get a Taste of Bourbon Street on Fat Tuesday at Hey Nonny

February 20, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, Hey Nonny in Arlington Heights will host a party to rival Bourbon Street itself, featuring New Orleans-inspired food and drink specials plus live entertainment.

Mardi Gras is all about the music and at Hey Nonny, J-Livi & The Party, a Chicago-based brass band, will kick off the festivities with funk and hip-hop. The song list will include tunes by Chicago, EWF, Jean Knight, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, CeeLo Green, Kanye, and Macklemore. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The biggest New Orleans’s festival in Chicago wouldn’t be complete without a Mardi Gras feast. Chef Tony Hernandez has created a special menu with all of the Cajun and Creole staples accounted for, including:

Classic Gumbo chicken, shrimp and Andouille sausage in a dark roux over rice $10

Cajun Crabcakes spring mix salad with jalapeño remoulade $10

Braised Escarole bacon, Roma tomatoes, red onion, and balsamic soy dressing $12

Shrimp Po’ Boy crispy shrimp on a French roll with Cajun remoulade and tomatoes $14

Cornbread Muffins $2

Louisiana BBQ Ribs slow-cooked ribs in a bourbon barbeque sauce, with home made French fries and New Orleans cole slaw $17

Shrimp and Grits Cajun shrimp on stone ground smoked cheddar grits $17

Bananas Foster $8

Hurricane Hey Nonny’s twist on the classic Mardi Gras cocktail $10

*Reservations for dinner will begin at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for J-Livi & The Party can be purchased here.

Hey Nonny
10 South Vail Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Facebook and Instagram @heynonnyah

About Hey Nonny
Hey Nonny is the new Chicago-favorite music venue and farm-to-table bistro, which opened in Fall 2018 in Arlington Heights. It’s already established a reputation as the best small music venue in the Midwest. Hey Nonny was awarded the 2020 “Emerging Business of the Year” award by the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce. For more information about Hey Nonny and its upcoming shows visit