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Out to Lunch

Wednesdays at Noon & Saturdays at 5:00 PM
  • Hosted by Peter Ricchiuti

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business Acadiana style: over lunch at Charley G's restaurant. Each week Peter invites guests from Acadiana's business community to join him. Beyond the foundations of the Acadiana economy - oil, cuisine, music - there is a vast network of entrepreneurs, small businesses, and even some of the country's largest companies who call Acadiana home. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the wider Acadiana business community. - For more information check out It's Acadiana's website.

Jamie Vickery has re-written the term “farm-to-table.” Normally when we talk about the commercial farm to table movement we think of restaurants that locally source food from small farms. In other words there are two separate entities – a farmer, and a restaurant. In Jamie’s case, she’s the farm and the table.

Last year Americans spent $6b on grooming their dogs. How much did we spend on grooming men?

Out to Lunch: August 9, 2017

Aug 9, 2017

It's so hot out it's a good time to be indoors - depending on whether you're relaxing in your custom-design home or working in a converted shipping container. Though it's possible that your converted shipping container costs more than your fancy house.

Out to Lunch: August 2, 2017

Aug 2, 2017

OUT TO LUNCH finds economist and finance professor Peter Ricchiuti conducting business Acadiana style: over lunch. Each week Peter invites guests from Acadiana's  business community to join him. Beyond the foundations of the Acadiana economy - oil, cuisine, music - there is a vast network of entrepreneurs, small businesses, and even some of the country's largest companies who call Acadiana home. Out to Lunch is the cafeteria of the wider Acadiana business community. You can also hear the show on KRVS 88.7FM.

Sometime over the past few years, the meaning of the world “business” has changed.

Business used to be something that men in suits conducted in offices and on golf courses. Today, some of the most successful men in business don’t own a suit. And business is no longer a boy’s only club.

Shows like Shark Tank make business look like a game anybody can play if you’re prepared to roll the dice and partner for life with someone you met 12 minutes ago.

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