Birthday Beignets

December 24, 2011

in bakeries/cafes/dessert places, breakfast

Everyone should eat beignets on their birthday! Last year, for my 34th, I celebrated at Cafe du Monde….

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…since I’m in New Orleans again, we continued the tradition…

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…except this location is in a mall. How perfect for a Jersey Girl like myself!

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Although the original French Market cafe is a must-experience for any tourist, I greatly appreciated the warmth/calmness of the food court…

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…the river view…

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…and being able to watch the beignets being born!

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C’mere, ya hot beautiful babies!!!

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No coffee for me this year, I ate 3 straight up…

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…dipped in whatever extra sugar I could find

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Afterwards, we wiped ourselves off and boarded a trolley. It’s cold today so this was a perfect morning activity!

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Now it’s time for what may become another birthday tradition – DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE!!!

Happy X-mas Eve!!!

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