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.

Brides ‘n Blooms – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Did you know New Orleans is America s second favorite spot for destination weddings There s a whole industry built on folks coming here to get hitched. At the heart of it are two New Orleans icons House of Broel and Harkins the Florist. John Harkins and Bonnie Broel join Peter Ricchiuti for a lunch time chat that swings from brides on their wedding day to wives doing things with floral preservative other than preserving blooms. In the Pay It Forward part of the show John offers some advice from a guy who owned a chain of flower shops to a guy who is starting up a chain of healthy fast food alternative cafes Smoothies n Things.