Out to Lunch: Geaux Green, Hollywood South and the Food Truck Fad

Out to Lunch, the business-minded weekly podcast by It’s New Orleans always has interesting guests. Peter Ricchiuti, Founder and Director of Research for the Burkenroad Reports sits down to lunch at Commander’s Palace each with with two different people making waves in local business.

Here are a few recent podcasts covering #SiliconBayou goodies we don’t want you to miss:

Cajun in your pocket keychains: a crazy idea?

Geaux Green: Richard McCarthy runs a worldwide empire of green markets from Uptown, Rashida Ferdinand is rejuvenating the 9th Ward with her first green market. Listen here.

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

Food Truck Fad : In a city built on food, is there room for rolling restaurants? Rachel from LaCocinita and Erica Norman from NOLAfoodtrucks.com. Listen here.

Next week on Out To Lunch, Peter will talk to Dr. Arman Sadeghpour, the BioInnovation Center-based creator of the chocolate toothpaste making headlines. Steve Winn will also be on to discuss another “crazy idea” business focused on talking keychains and the popular “Cajun In Your Pocket.”

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