Traveling Tidbits

Rocky & Carlo’s Restaurant & Bar – Comfort Food and Community

After you’ve spent the day touring through the Chalmette battlefield, I can guarantee that you’ll be ready for a decent meal and a place to rest your feet. You can find that just down the road at a little place called Rocky & Carlo’s Restaurant and Bar. Don’t let the outside fool you. This place… Continue reading Rocky & Carlo’s Restaurant & Bar – Comfort Food and Community

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Chalmette Battlefield – Nexus of Wars

Those who know their Civil War history, will know that New Orleans was barely fought over in 1862. The city was practically handed over to the Federal Army. The same can’t be said for a battle that occurred just outside of New Orleans earlier in the century. Made infamous by a terribly inaccurate song by… Continue reading Chalmette Battlefield – Nexus of Wars