Beignets and Café au Lait: The Buc Stopped Here

Canal Street Chronicles
Beignets and Café au Lait: The Buc Stopped Here
Beignets and Café au Lait: The Buc Stopped Here

Good morning Y'all As always, for our novice readers or non-New Orleanians, welcome! Let's start with some definitions: Beignets (English: /bɛnˈjeɪ/; French: [bɛɲɛ], ben-YAY literally bump) are distinctly New Orleans, a delicacy intimately connected to the city's rich French heritage. Best enjoyed heavily powdered with sugar. Café au lait (/ˌkæfeɪ oʊ ˈleɪ, kæˌfeɪ, kə-/; French: [kafe olɛ]; French for “coffee with milk”) is a delicious New Orleans way to start your day. This is your “After-Saints-Game” breakfast, where we talk about the state of the Black and Gold, we debate the goings-on in the NFC South, and paint the playoff picture in the NFC up to this point of the season. So, sit back, take

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