Danielle, manager of Cafe Des Amis and her six-week-old baby, Malachie. Danielle walks from table to table making sure all of her customers are satisfied.
Coconut Cream Pie and strong coffee
Crayfish Pie with Dirty Rice and corn
Mrs. G's hostess, Naomi D.
St. Roch is the patron saint of miraculous healing.
Just off the St. Roch's Chapel is this little room containing all the offerings of people who were healed by St. Roch. It is an eclectic collection of legs, braces, crutches, hearts and brains.
Mrs. G. found her thrill at Fats Domino's house.
Remember Katrina? Drive through the 9th Ward and you can see her wrath.
Naomi's art studio
She makes, among other things, these delicate, baby devils.
This is one of her fellow artist friend's (Bob Graham) Mardi Gras paintings. That's Harry Connick, Jr. on the left hand side of the painting.
Bonnie outside what Louie (Naomi's beau) believes to be one of the best pie makers in the area.
This guy was in a bar in the French Quarter watching, no shit, Pirates of the Carribean. Arrgh, baby.
Naomi and derf Ginny from Jackson, Mississippi
The WPA put a bird on it.
Ginny isn't much of a drinker and Mrs. G. is much of a drinker, but neither of them had ever tasted a Bloody Mary. They ordered one and it was disgusting. It tasted like seafood funk with a side of funky funk. They couldn't get past the third sip, so Mrs. G. introduced Ginny to a little minx called the gin & tonic. She liked it.
Author Anne Rice's former house
Mrs. G. wishes.
Thanks Naomi, Louie, Ginny and NOLA for a spectacular visit.
Mrs. G. is heading to Atlanta early this morning. Laissez les bons temps rouler