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.


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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Jelly Bean Dance – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

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

If you’re starting out in business, or you’re at an early stage of development, an incubator will help you with your business plan, your strategy for growth, and other...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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:...

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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...

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