It's an inevitable question when meeting anyone in New Orleans, whether natives or visitors or newly arrived residents: Are you from here? It seems a simple question, but as we observed when Gambit Special Sections Editor Missy Wilkinson wrote about her upbringing in two cities, the answer often is more complex. We asked our editorial staff members for their takes on being New Orleanians.
— Missy Wilkinson, special sections editor
— Megan Braden-Perry, editorial assistant
— Alex Woodward, staff writer
— Will Coviello, arts and entertainment editor
— Kandace Power Graves, managing editor
— Kevin Allman, editor