Out to Lunch

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch at Commander's Palace restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from the New Orleans business renaissance to join him. The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Inc magazine have all named New Orleans the best city in the USA to be an entrepreneur. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the new New Orleans entrepreneurial movement. You can also hear the show on WWNO 89.9FM.

Photo by Rick Lineberger

Out to Lunch - Vote It

Out to Lunch - Vote It
April 1, 2012

The basic human desires to be heard and build consensus are the principles behind VoteIt.com . Taylor Beery rolls out his online democracy over Shrimp Tasso. Plus a stock tip you deserve. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Sun & Sea

Out to Lunch - Sun & Sea
March 25, 2012

Alex Landau's SOLarchitect makes solar power affordable. Dr Sarah Mack's revolutionary Tierra Resources has big business saving our wetlands. Peter's stock tip is so convenient. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Entrepreneur Week

Out to Lunch - Entrepreneur Week
March 18, 2012

Idea Village CEO Tim Williamson hosts visitors from The White House, Google, Yale and local businesses on a New Orleans Entrepreneur Week special edition. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Bourbon Street!

Out to Lunch - Bourbon Street!
March 11, 2012

Booze & strippers are the heartbeat of our hospitality industry. Meet Robert Watters & Pam Fortner, the king & queen of Bourbon Street. Today's stock tip: vagas nerve stimulation Read More »

Out to Lunch - Fashion

Out to Lunch - Fashion
March 5, 2012

Ernie K-Doe used to say, "I'm cocky, but I'm good." Designers John Delgadillo and Alicia Zenobia are outrageous, flamboyant, and outspoken. Peter gets physical with a stock tip. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Branding

Out to Lunch - Branding
February 19, 2012

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. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Valentine's Day

Out to Lunch - Valentine's Day
February 12, 2012

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 last forever. Peter's got a switched on stock tip. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Is This a Crazy Idea?

Out to Lunch - Is This a Crazy Idea?
February 5, 2012

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. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Geaux Green

Out to Lunch - Geaux Green
January 29, 2012

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. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Hollywood South

Out to Lunch - Hollywood South
January 22, 2012

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. Read More »

Out to Lunch - What's In Your Wallet?

Out to Lunch - What's In Your Wallet?
January 15, 2012

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. Read More »

Out to Lunch - Next Big Thing

Out to Lunch - Next Big Thing
October 16, 2011

Tim Williamson dissects New Orleans business, lays out how his Idea Village revolutionized the city, and looks ahead. Peter is back in oil. Read More »

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