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.

You Gotta Eat – Fresh ‘n Local – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

The national movement away from bad eating habits has swept into New Orleans. In the town that cholesterol forgot we ve started demanding to know more about what s in what we eat and take more care in selecting what we prepare at home for ourselves and our families. Seth Hamstead opened full service butcher Cleaver and Co to source locally grown meat from producers he can go meet. From a location that is not exactly a realtor s dream in a less traveled part of Uptown, Cleaver and Co has a loyal and growing clientele of carnivores. Tess Monaghan came to New Orleans from Yale and dragged some classmates with her to open online farmer s market Good Eggs. Sourcing fresh, organic fruit and veggies from local growers, and artisinal foodstuffs from pies to puree, Good Eggs is not only a farmer s market, it s a farmer s market in your house they deliver