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.


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

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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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Couture Costume – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Only in New Orleans – Mardi Gras and movie costumes meet haute couture, over lunch. If you grow up here in New Orleans, you don’t realize till some point...

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Talking Chimneys – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

If you’re on social media for any amount of time, you frequently stumble across a meme reminding you, you should stop and smell the roses. Most of us would agree...

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Travel & The Gig Economy – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

According to the most recent official figures, around 18 million tourists now visit New Orleans every year. And they spend nearly nine billion dollars while they’re here.  Financial pundits...

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Travel & The Gig Economy – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

According to the most recent official figures, around 18 million tourists now visit New Orleans every year. And they spend nearly nine billion dollars while they’re here. Financial pundits...

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