Day Three of the family road trip took us to explore more about New Orleans’ regional flavors as a food capital of the U.S., its history rich French Quarter and its brush with catastrophe during Katrina.
We started the day at Cafe Du Monde, easily the nation’s most famous coffee place and a fixture of the French Quarter. It just took Elena one sip of the Cafe Au Lait and a bite of a Beignet (a French version of the Mexican Sopapillas except with powdered sugar) for her to officially declare Cafe Du Monde her favorite breakfast spot in the nation. When you go, don’t expect anything else at Cafe Du Monde because that’s literally all they serve at this 24/7 landmark! (more…)