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Morning Call

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Since 1870, Morning Call has been serving coffee (cafe au lait!) and beignets to generations.  In 1974, they moved from Decatur Street out to Metairie, to a little shopping center -- that nicely enough has a newsstand next door. There's another inside Clearview Mall. And yes, isn't that neon sign terrific:

Morning Call, Metairie LA

Inside, oh yessss:
Morning Call, Metairie LA

Morning Call, Metairie LA

...and my boys know the right way to get the powdered sugar out -- by slapping the bottom of the container, not shaking:
Morning Call, Metairie LA

Delicious. And better than CDM (eight years senior), even. Really.
Morning Call, Metairie LA
What's very nice is that a Morning Call just opened up this month at City Park, complete with another beautiful arch.

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