It’s New Orleans: Out to Lunch

Hosted ByPeter Ricchiuti

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. In his 9th year in the host seat, Ricchiuti's learned but uniquely NOLA informal perspective has established Out to Lunch as the voice of Crescent City business. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

New Orleans, The Birthplace of Smoothie Jazz – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Jazz Fest – our annual overdose of music and food – is synonymous with New Orleans. Smoothie King – healthy juice food alternative – is the antithesis of the city. Both businesses were NOLA born in the 70’s and are now international brands. Meet Smoothie King‘s Tom O’Keefe and the Jazz & Heritage Foundation‘s Scott Aiges.