Is Morning Call in the Jax Brewery complex still there? I remember
good au lait and beignets with much shorter lines than at either CDM
location. Of course, this was over ten years ago.
On May 2, 2006, at 12:46 PM, John Blumel wrote:
Is Morning Call in the Jax =
Brewery complex still there? I remember good au lait and beignets with =
much shorter lines than at either CDM location. Of course, this was over =
ten years ago.
On May 2, 2006, at 12:46 PM, John Blumel =
On May 2, 2006, at 12:37 pm, =
I have some friends going =
to the Jazzfest in N'awlins this weekend, and they need to know about =
good coffee shops. Any recommendations?
haven't really kept up to date on NO lately and I'm not sure if Jazz =
Fest is being held at the fair grounds this year or somewhere else, but =
there used to be a nice coffee shop near the fair grounds, just off =
Esplanade on ... Ponce De Leon St (had to check the map, there used to =
be the world's smallest Whole Foods on the corner but I think that =
closed after they built the one Uptown) called Fair Grounds (or =
something like that). I have no idea if it is open. There was also a =
nice restaurant right near there (on Esplanade) called Cafe Degas but I =
don't know if it is open either.
There's a place in the French =
Quarter called Royal Blend Coffee & Tea, which had a reputation for =
good coffee. Even if the coffee isn't great, the ambiance is nice =
http://www.royalblendcoffee.com/There are (or at least were) many CC's and PJ's =
around the city but I always thought their coffee was relatively =
mediocre at best.
There are (or were) a few La Madelaines around town =
which have decent brewed coffee and =
food (and just about the only french pastries in NO). As I =
recall, there is a location on the North corner of Jackson Square in the =
FQ and one not too far out St. Charles Ave.
there is Cafe du Monde on the East corner of Jackson Square but, unless =
they really want the beignets, it's not worth a trip for the coffee, =
maybe for the atmosphere.
That's all that I can think of =
at the moment and it's been a while since I left NO. Of course, there =
were any number of other coffee shops Uptown and around the French =
Quarter, but none that I could recommend by name from memory, which =
should not be taken as a condemnation of them all.
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