Music & Musicians
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Nobody Loves Meeeeee, It’s True…

I never got to see Portishead live. While I don’t think the band has officially called it quits, the last time they played live together was in 2015(?), according to their website. But last Thursday night’s “Dummy” tribute show at the Hi-Ho Lounge was what I imagine it must be like to experience their brand of trip-hop magic in person.

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Food & Drink
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A Taste of Havana at Manolito

An official “day of drinking” in the French Quarter is a thing of beauty, but you’ve got to start it off right. I did that this weekend at Manolito, an adorably tiny Cuban restaurant and bar near the corner of Decatur and Dumaine.

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Living in New Orleans
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We Talk to People We Don’t Know Here

Grabbed some lunch at Majoria’s Commerce Restaurant this afternoon. This is one of the last old school diners left in New Orleans. Most of these haunts were wiped out by Hurricane Katrina, disappearing beneath the water or the property grab that followed. The loss of these old places has been to the detriment of New Orleans. We have let so […]

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