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.

 

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Chefs and CBD – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Have you ever fantasized about how you’re going to walk into work one day and tell them you’re quitting? You’re moving to Colorado and you’re going to grow pot....

Trust Your Crazy Ideas – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

The Idea Village started at the turn of the 21st Century as a rebellious reaction to the business-as-usual cabal who, through an interlocking web of clubs, krewes, families, and...

Old Money – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

When you start up a business, you’re looking to hit milestones to reassure yourself things are going in the right direction. One of those milestones is simply being able to...

Education 2019 – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Whether we’re talking about economics, health, home ownership, personal income, or a host of other issues, we’re often quick to suggest we can relate every outcome to one word:...

Budget Pnuts – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

If you’re like most people, when you do your taxes once a year you’re genuinely surprised at the numbers staring up at you. You can’t believe how much you spent...

Marjie’s Vid – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

One criticism that used to be levelled at New Orleans was that we have a thousand restaurants but only ten recipes. Every restaurant served a variation of gumbo, jambalaya and...

Peanuts Pot ‘n Syrup – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

It’s probably no exaggeration to say that the boom in entrepreneurial business in New Orleans wouldn’t have happened without the business incubator, Idea Village.   Robbie Vitrano was one...

P J Waitr – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

For most of recorded history, we humans have had a home from which we have gone forth to find food. Now, things have changed. Today, thanks to food delivery apps...

What Do You Know – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

There’s a fine line between business and gambling. In both, you’re taking an amount of money and by doing something with it hoping to make it into a larger...