Speaking of Lent and debauchery, Fat Tuesday is fast approaching, and you need to have a plan in place. May we suggest Vernon’s Speakeasy (6855 Fourth Street NW) which will be holding a Fat Tuesday Dinner on Tuesday (duh), Feb. 25 from 6:30pm-9:30pm? Everyone’s favorite high-end dining experience is kicking it up a notch to ensure your Fat Tuesday is as good as it can be. You’ll be celebrating it like one of the big dogs, hidden away in their secret restaurant. Tickets are $100 per person, granting you access to the extensive menu of speciality Mardi Gras foods made for the occasion, along with a selection of drinks from their expert mixologist. If you’re interested in being a part of this celebration, give them a call at 341-0831 to make a reservation.