Out to Lunch

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

Photo by Rick Lineberger

Designer Selfie November 17, 2016

Believe it or not, it was only 2013 that the word “selfie” was created. 

Photography used to be a highly technical and creatively demanding art-form. Whether or not taking portraits of ourselves with our phones is the all-time low in the world of photographic arts, only time will tell.

Zack Smith

For the last decade and a half, photographer Zack Smith has been chronicling the cultural life of New Orleans. He has also carved out a career as a commercial photographer, and teaches photography. Zack is Peter Ricchiuti's guest on Out to Lunch.

 Jennifer Kelly

Peter is also joined by designer Jennifer Kelly, founder and Principal Designer at Design Lab. You’ve probably never been in Design Lab’s offices but you’ve more than likely been in their designs – from restaurants in California to Florida, and here in New Orleans from Uptown condos to the Maritime Building in the CBD and Tableau restaurant in the French Quarter.

On this edition of Out to Lunch at Commander's Palace Peter Ricchiuti gets serious about selfies, the changing world of professional photography, and the business of interior design.

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