The President and his family ordered their lunch at the counter amid a staring crowd; President Obama had a shrimp po-boy and alligator gumbo. The President on Sunday visited Parkway Bakery en route to a speech at Xavier University. Photo and info from the Times Picayune.
One of the many reasons world leaders, movie stars and tv personalities love New Orleans is generally we treat everyone the same. When the President’s order was ready at Parkway Bakery, the employee behind the counter announced, “Barack, order ready” just as they would for any other customer.