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.

It’s in Our DNA (no, really) – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Do you diet and exercise but don t lose weight Those days are over. And how about this for an idea going to the doctor and getting medication that works just right the first time. New Orleans DNA research companies Renaissance RX and GenoVive are changing our concept of dieting and of medication. GenoVive founder Victor Castellon joins Peter Ricchiuti on Out to Lunch to explain how specific DNA based diet and exercise programs can target your unique metabolism to be effective from the very first day you start your personal weight loss and health improvement program. Here in Louisiana most of us have heard that we’re losing a football field of coastline every hour. But did you know this statistic Every 15 minutes someone in the United States dies from an incorrect dose of prescription drugs New Orleans biotech company Renaissance RX has pioneered a breakthrough DNA test that is saving lives across the country by preventing fatal doses of prescription drugs. Kory Krista from Renaissance RX explains the science and the massive medical and business ramifications in store. If anything is ever going to be a threat to New Orleans reputation as a city of cocktails, crawfish, and cream sauce, that threat may come in the shape of scientific breakthroughs from GenoVive and Renaissance RX. These companies are big time game changers. The photos on this page were taken at Commander s Palace by Cheryl delPozzal.