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Out To Lunch
Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. and Fridays at 6:30 p.m.
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Out To Lunch is a New Orleans business podcast and radio show that finds economist and Tulane finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business New Orleans style: over lunch. Usually at Commander’s Palace and sometimes at the more casual NOLA Pizza in the NOLA Brewing Taproom.
In his 10th 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.

The complete archive of Out to Lunch shows can be found here.

Keep up with Out to Lunch on Facebook and Instagram.

Latest Episodes
  • Will hearing aids become a fashion item like eye glasses? It's entirely possible if Dina Zeevi has anything to do with it. Under Kris Khalil's direction, New Orleans BioInnovation Center is a hub of biomedical research.
  • This lunchtime conversation between the Director of nationwide powerhouse Accruent and local super-success-story Lucid's Chief Revenue Officer is brought to you by New Orleans ongoing entrepreneurial boom
  • Dr Bill Acousti blends cane syrup and maple syrup to come up with Dr Bill's Syrup, Robbie Vitrano is making socially conscious peanut butter and CBD
  • When your social media post goes viral are you popular? Or are you just providing free intellectual property and getting exploited?
  • Thanks to the high cost of living in big cities and the advent of video communication there are some fascinating people living in New Orleans
  • If you have a business Gil Hildebrand's software, Gilded, lets you accept and pay crypto, Will Haynie's Pelicoin ATMs let you buy crypto at the gas station
  • Out to Lunch de-stigmatizes "screen time" with Striker VR's Martin Holly and The Broad Theater's Brian Knighten
  • Make wine at home for about $2 a bottle with Brewsy and enjoy craft beer and NYC style pizza at NOLA Brewing
  • Accruing generational wealth through the increased value of your house doesn't work if you can't afford to buy a house in the first place
  • Chris Magnum's company Servato powers your cell service, Carol Morse's Acalli Chocolate powers you through the afternoon