After wolfing down an extremely early breakfast, my camera and I had 30 minutes to walk through the French Quarter at dawn at a cafe au lait-fueled speed before the flight home.  Even at that early hour, the second I left the air-conditioned lobby of the Ritz-Carlton, I felt as if I’d stepped straight into […]

I got up at 6:00 am to start my day with a beignet and cafe au lait.  Cafe du Monde has been a part of New Orleans’ French Market for more than 100 years.  With more outdoor seating than indoor, it is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week closing only for Christmas Day […]