It’s New Orleans: Out to Lunch

Hosted by: Peter 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.


Billion Dollar Buildings & A Boutique Bakery

Hello, I’m Peter Ricchiuti, host of Out to Lunch. You might wonder what a property developer with billion dollar buildings & a boutique bakery have in common. The answer...

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Rent A Car or Wedding Flowers

Sure, you know you can rent a car on line. How about wedding flowers? That might sound crazy but it wasn’t all that long ago that renting a car...

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The Camera Doesn’t Lie

You may have heard the expression, “The camera doesn’t lie.” Meaning, if you’re looking at a photo of something, well, that’s how it is. Maybe that’s how it was back...

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New Orleans Fashion Models

When we talk about the creative community in New Orleans we’re usually referring to musicians. But there are other creative communities in the Crescent City, including New Orleans fashion,...

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Trains, Boats, and Trucks

In New Orleans we have an abundance of music, food, and festivals. It might not be quite so obvious, but we also have way above the national average of...

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Seersucker Mambo

If you live in New Orleans, you know one thing for sure: Summer here lasts a long time. It can start getting hot as early as Jazz Fest and...

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Matters of the Heart

When it comes to matters of the heart, apparently, we all used to be a lot more fatalistic. We smoked cigarettes and thought it was cool, and we raised...

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Life Changing Biz – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

One of the fascinating aspects of modern business is the way entrepreneurs have become agents of social change. The most visible examples are Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Steve Jobs,...

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Death and Insanitea – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Peter Ricchiuti talks to a lot of business people on this radio show/podcast, but this is his first conversation about death and Insanitea. There’s a big difference between living...

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