by Kevin Allman
If you want Christmas beignets, you have to go to Cafe Du Monde, Japan.*
More explanation under the cut.
* thanks to Varg Vargas at TheChicory.com for finding this
And while the New Orleans locations just serve up beignets and coffee (with milk or orange juice for nontraditionalists and heretics), the Japanese locations have hot dogs and "gumbo soup", along with "jam tea marmalade" and other specialties not taken from the Creole canon.
And I have to know where I can get one of these Japanese Cafe Du Monde mashup rugs.