Morning Call

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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