Many people believe that no trip to New Orleans is complete without a visit to Cafe Du Monde. Count me as one of those people now.
The line snaked far onto the sidewalk. We walked to the front of the line, however, and discovered that all of these idiots were clamoring to sit on the outside patio. There was no wait whatsoever for the ample indoor air-conditioned seating.
Really, people? You want to stand under the beating rays of the sun to eat deep-fried dough and drink scalding hot coffee in 95% humidity?
Suit yourselves, dumbasses.
We sat down immediately inside -- comfortable and cool!
One order consists of three glorious golden God-sent beignets -- crunchy, sweet, doughy little pockets of piping hot perfection. We got two orders and washed them down with iced cafe au lait.
Next: Strolling around the Quarter.