Beignets Are Back at Landmark New Orleans Cafe

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Waitress Hana Tran serves up a stack of Cafe Du Monde's signature beignets as the French Quarter landmark reopens. Mandalit del Barco, NPR hide caption

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A waitress serves beignets at Cafe Du Monde.

Waitress Hana Tran serves up a stack of Cafe Du Monde's signature beignets as the French Quarter landmark reopens.

Mandalit del Barco, NPR

While much of the Gulf Coast remains in a shambles, there's another sign that New Orleans is coming back. Its most famous coffee spot, Cafe Du Monde, served up chicory coffee and beignets Wednesday morning for the first time since Hurricane Katrina hit.

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