The Quirks of New Orleans Culture: King Cake

[Originally published by Forbes]


[Part two in a 4-part series on what makes New Orleans different. Here’s part one.]


New Orleans, LA—Every U.S. city has cinnamon rolls. But come this time of year, New Orleans thrives on a cinnamon-roll-like pastry that sparkles with far greater character and color, as if the chef had gone on a bender. This pastry is a time-worn city tradition known as King Cake…[read the rest at Forbes]