We are very excited to reveal the "Meanwhile, Back At Cafe Du Monde..." book cover and announce the book is now available for pre-sales on Amazon.com! The cover photo of delicious beignets and cafe au lait at Cafe Du Monde was taken by Troy Kleinpter of Kleinpter Photography. Troy has been the official photographer for the "Meanwhile, ..." live shows and the official photographer for the upcoming book being published by Pelican Publishing . Other contributing photographers include Diana Zollicoffer, David Tomkins, Theresa Cassagne, and Tom Pace. The art direction is by Bridget McDowell of Pelican Publishing. The book will be available September 15, 2012. We will be planning book launch parties in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport in October. The book will include 67 life stories about food with recipes and pictures, as well as the history and vintage pictures of Cafe Du Monde. The foreword is written by Karen Benrud of the Cafe Du Monde family. The book is created and edited by Peggy Sweeney-McDonald. For more information call 310-709-2851.