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.


That’s a Great Idea – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Remember that time you had a great idea? You were probably doing something you’ve done a thousand times before and you thought, “There’s got to be an easier way....

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Sugar Frizz – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

Sometimes the stars just line up. Whether it’s fate, destiny, luck, or your own ingenuity, once in a while you find yourself in the right place at the right time...

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Pelvic Speech – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

In business, we go to great pains to treat men and women equally. But when it comes to pain itself, men and women are not always equal. That’s why Sara...

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Healthy Eats – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

When people say “New Orleans is known for its food” they mostly mean restaurants. From iconic places like Commander’s, to your favorite hole-in-the-wall poboy joint. What we are less...

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What’s Going to Happen to Healthcare? – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

There are not many subjects that everybody is an expert on. But healthcare is one of them. Many people’s opinions about how healthcare should be provided are formed as...

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Crime and Education – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

We get excited when economic development people announce a prestigious business is relocating to New Orleans, and bringing with it hundreds of jobs. But business recruiters often report that quality...

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Duck Catalyst – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

People come to Louisiana looking for everything from Alligators to Zydeco. The two things they are usually not looking for are high tech superstars and women duck hunters. That’s exactly who...

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Dynasty – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

In New Orleans, like many other cities, we have historical landmarks, like Jackson Square. And St. Louis Cathedral. But we also have our own unique historical landmarks. Some of them...

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Gut Feeling – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

You’ve probably heard of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. At the foundation of the pyramid is our need for shelter and food. Even if you’re a real New Orleanian and...

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Swerve Trumpet – Out to Lunch – It’s New Orleans

If you’re like most Americans, and an even greater percentage of New Orleanians, you’ve got concerns about your weight. One of the contributors to issues with our weight, and...

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