Café du Monde
800 Decatur Street
New Orleans, LA 70116
500 Port of New Orleans, Suite 27
New Orleans, LA 70130
If you go to New Orleans, there's one place that everyone tells you to visit. Café du Monde, famous for their coffee and beignets. There are many Café du Monde locations in the city. The one pictured above is the original one in the French Market district and is packed with other tourists. The line-up here on the weekends were pretty long.
There's also one in the Riverwalk Marketplace, not far from the French Market. After seeing the line-ups, Howard and I decided to visit this location. It also has plenty of seating and the same menu. The only differences are, it's less crowded, indoors with air condition, and you get a view of the Mississippi River.
Beign-Yay! Hehehe, we saw that on a T-shirt there.
If you were wondering, a beignet is a deep-fried dough, sprinkled with powdered sugar. Almost like a square-shaped doughnut or pastry.
And they're not kidding about the powdered sugar. It fell on my shirt and skirt and stuck to my face with each bite. All that white powder made it feel almost illegal. ;)