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.



All Episodes

Out to Lunch – Branding – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Robbie Vitrano’s Naked Pizza is revolutionizing fast food. Shelly Waguespack is co-owner of one of NOLA’s oldest & most beloved businesses, Pat O’Brien’s. Peter’s got a crude stock tip.

Out to Lunch – Valentine’s Day – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Last year in the US we spent $9b on this “Hallmark holiday.” In New Orleans Joel Dondis makes it sweeter with Sucre & Courtney Dellafiora makes your sexiest moment...

Out to Lunch – Is This a Crazy Idea? – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Arman Sadeghpour’s Theodent might be the Facebook of toothpaste. Steve Winn started with Cajun In Your Pocket, now he owns the talking keychain market. Peter’s in Petro.

Out to Lunch – Geaux Green – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Richard McCarthy runs a worldwide empire of green markets from Uptown, Rashida Ferdinand is rejuvenating the 9th Ward with her first green market. Peter’s biggest stock tip ever.

Out to Lunch – Hollywood South – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Peter Loop, co- creator of the tax credits that have made New Orleans Hollywood South, & actor/financier Michael Arata break down the movie biz. Peter plugs Entergy.

Out to Lunch – What’s In Your Wallet? – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Marshall Carver is Capital One’s energy stock picker with a worldwide reputation and a great spot for Mardi Gras parades. Peter’s sure about Shaw Group.