Diners · Nostalgia · Restaurants · Reviews

Rocky & Carlo’s: You’ll Wanna Get Da Dinnah, Dawlin!

When Chris returned to Louisiana last March, it was only natural that he wanted to go to the places he frequented in his younger days. One restaurant, in particular, held fond memories for him ~ Rocky & Carlo’s, due to their varied menu and the people who worked there. The thing about New Orleans is,…… Continue reading Rocky & Carlo’s: You’ll Wanna Get Da Dinnah, Dawlin!

Experiences · Nostalgia

What the Fleur-de-Lis Means To Us

Because Chris and I spent many years away from home, we really appreciate what it means to be back. Although we had the privilege of growing up in such a great, tight-knit community, we both left the city thinking that living elsewhere would be an improvement. We were both in our early 20’s when we…… Continue reading What the Fleur-de-Lis Means To Us

Experiences · Nostalgia · Right Here Right Now

Rediscovering New Orleans…One Memory At a Time 

It’s funny how, despite time and distance, two people can lead eerily similar lives. As Chris and I became reacquainted {after 35 years of not being in contact}, we discovered many parallels in experiences and life events. In 1989, we both left New Orleans in search of different things. We both saw the opportunity to…… Continue reading Rediscovering New Orleans…One Memory At a Time