It's Acadiana: Out to Lunch

by ItsAcadiana.com

It's Acadiana: Out to Lunch
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 100
  • Last: 28 Feb 2018
OUT TO LUNCH finds creative business consultant Aileen Bennett conducting business Acadiana style: over lunch. Each week Aileen 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.

Episodes (100)

  • Krispy Krunchy Swamp Pop - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Krispy Krunchy Swamp Pop - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: n/a
    For the last couple of hundred years we ve been making food in Acadiana that tastes totally different from anything you find anywhere else in the world. But, with the notable exception of New Iberia s Tabasco which is a hugely successful in... Read more →
    For the last couple of hundred years we ve been making food in Acadiana that tastes totally different from anything you find anywhere else in the world. But, with the notable exception of New Iberia s Tabasco which is a hugely successful in... Read more →

  • Pivot - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Pivot - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: n/a
    It s not unheard of for us to jump into something with two feet and totally commit to it only to discover some time later that things aren t working out exactly as we planned and we need to take some remedial action. On your wedding day, fo... Read more →
    It s not unheard of for us to jump into something with two feet and totally commit to it only to discover some time later that things aren t working out exactly as we planned and we need to take some remedial action. On your wedding day, fo... Read more →

  • This Land Is Your Land - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    This Land Is Your Land - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 14 Feb 2018 Duration: n/a
    Many indigenous populations have a view of their place in the universe that defines them as stewards of the Earth. Australian Aborigines, Native Americans, and others, see themselves as intimately connected to the land. Here in Acadiana we ... Read more →
    Many indigenous populations have a view of their place in the universe that defines them as stewards of the Earth. Australian Aborigines, Native Americans, and others, see themselves as intimately connected to the land. Here in Acadiana we ... Read more →

  • What's Old Is New Again - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    What's Old Is New Again - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: n/a
    Here in Acadiana, whether you re a recent arrival or your family s been here for generations, there s one thing we all agree on we have a unique culture that we need to preserve. That s a great sentiment. But even though we all have it, wis... Read more →
    Here in Acadiana, whether you re a recent arrival or your family s been here for generations, there s one thing we all agree on we have a unique culture that we need to preserve. That s a great sentiment. But even though we all have it, wis... Read more →

  • Tourists and Locals - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Tourists and Locals - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: n/a
    For as long as human beings have been on earth, we ve been on the move. If you re a Creationist, Adam and Eve were the first travelers when God told them to pack up their fig leaves and get out of The Garden of Eden. If you re an Evolutioni... Read more →
    For as long as human beings have been on earth, we ve been on the move. If you re a Creationist, Adam and Eve were the first travelers when God told them to pack up their fig leaves and get out of The Garden of Eden. If you re an Evolutioni... Read more →

  • Guitar Fishing - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Guitar Fishing - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 24 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:00
    You may remember in the late 1990 s a company called BASF had a massive TV marketing campaign, based on what they didn t make. They had a number of commercials that said things like, "At BASF we don t make the cooler, we make it cooler." An... Read more →
    You may remember in the late 1990 s a company called BASF had a massive TV marketing campaign, based on what they didn t make. They had a number of commercials that said things like, "At BASF we don t make the cooler, we make it cooler." An... Read more →

  • Cajun Worms - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Cajun Worms - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 17 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:00
    One of the things we like to do on this show is introduce you to people who have businesses and occupations you might not be aware of. Or that are, shall we say "out of the ordinary." In that regard, we may have outdone ourselves with this ... Read more →
    One of the things we like to do on this show is introduce you to people who have businesses and occupations you might not be aware of. Or that are, shall we say "out of the ordinary." In that regard, we may have outdone ourselves with this ... Read more →

  • Short Fat Nurse - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Short Fat Nurse - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 10 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:00
    A lot of people around here in Acadiana compare the recent downturn in the oil business to the downturn in the 1980 s. The general consensus seems to be that although this downturn is having a longer term effect within the oil business itse... Read more →
    A lot of people around here in Acadiana compare the recent downturn in the oil business to the downturn in the 1980 s. The general consensus seems to be that although this downturn is having a longer term effect within the oil business itse... Read more →

  • Chop Chop Farm - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Chop Chop Farm - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 20 Dec 2017 Duration: 28:00
    If you re the kind of person who doesn t like meat, you might want to keep this show on in the background and not listen too closely. If you re the kind of person who believes there are certain jobs that women just shouldn t do for example,... Read more →
    If you re the kind of person who doesn t like meat, you might want to keep this show on in the background and not listen too closely. If you re the kind of person who believes there are certain jobs that women just shouldn t do for example,... Read more →

  • Singer Songwriter - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Singer Songwriter - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 6 Dec 2017 Duration: 28:00
    In Acadiana we love music. Not only do we listen to it, but many of us play it. There are probably more musicians per capita here than anywhere in the country. Music, for many families, is a way of both celebrating and passing on our cultur... Read more →
    In Acadiana we love music. Not only do we listen to it, but many of us play it. There are probably more musicians per capita here than anywhere in the country. Music, for many families, is a way of both celebrating and passing on our cultur... Read more →

  • Doing Good - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Doing Good - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 29 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:00
    When we talk about somebody being in business, our underlying assumption is that they re in business to make a profit. For themselves. That assumption does not always hold true. Admittedly, exceptions are rare. And that s what makes them al... Read more →
    When we talk about somebody being in business, our underlying assumption is that they re in business to make a profit. For themselves. That assumption does not always hold true. Admittedly, exceptions are rare. And that s what makes them al... Read more →

  • Tradition 2.0 - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Tradition 2.0 - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 22 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:00
    On his album Purple Rain, Prince famously opens his dance party with the lines, "Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, to get through this thing called Life." Prince s point is that we re all on our individual journey to find happines... Read more →
    On his album Purple Rain, Prince famously opens his dance party with the lines, "Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, to get through this thing called Life." Prince s point is that we re all on our individual journey to find happines... Read more →

  • Symphonic Glide - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Symphonic Glide - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 15 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:00
    In the past, one of the indications of being good in business and a successful and respectable person in general was job stability. You graduated from high school or college, you got a job and you stuck at it for 40 years. If you did well, ... Read more →
    In the past, one of the indications of being good in business and a successful and respectable person in general was job stability. You graduated from high school or college, you got a job and you stuck at it for 40 years. If you did well, ... Read more →

  • A Hays Down Town - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    A Hays Down Town - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 8 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:00
    Here in Southwest Louisiana we are buffeted by elements and forces largely beyond our control. We don t have the luxury of debating whether climate change is man made or a natural phenomenon. Whomever is causing it man or nature we have to ... Read more →
    Here in Southwest Louisiana we are buffeted by elements and forces largely beyond our control. We don t have the luxury of debating whether climate change is man made or a natural phenomenon. Whomever is causing it man or nature we have to ... Read more →

  • Acadiana Cane Cutters - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Acadiana Cane Cutters - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 1 Nov 2017 Duration: 28:00
    It s not totally unheard of for a husband and wife to start up a business together. There are small businesses that are labor intensive and require long hours that a couple can split, and keep whatever profit they can make in the family. Tr... Read more →
    It s not totally unheard of for a husband and wife to start up a business together. There are small businesses that are labor intensive and require long hours that a couple can split, and keep whatever profit they can make in the family. Tr... Read more →

  • Chainsaw Espresso - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Chainsaw Espresso - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 25 Oct 2017 Duration: 28:00
    Muhammad Yunus is a Nobel Prize winning economist. He is the inventor of what is called the micro economy. He came up with the idea of making micro loans to people in 3rd world countries so they could start a small business. Yunus s latest ... Read more →
    Muhammad Yunus is a Nobel Prize winning economist. He is the inventor of what is called the micro economy. He came up with the idea of making micro loans to people in 3rd world countries so they could start a small business. Yunus s latest ... Read more →

  • Unmanned - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Unmanned - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 18 Oct 2017 Duration: 28:13
    In the tech industry there s always a "next big thing" on the horizon that s going to change everything. It happens so often there s a name for this syndrome. It s called "disruption." The next big disruption that everyone s talking about i... Read more →
    In the tech industry there s always a "next big thing" on the horizon that s going to change everything. It happens so often there s a name for this syndrome. It s called "disruption." The next big disruption that everyone s talking about i... Read more →

  • Orange Kayak - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Orange Kayak - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 11 Oct 2017 Duration: 28:18
    Here in Acadiana, one of the things we value is tradition. By that we mean not just Cajun and Creole culture, but the old fashioned ways of doing things. We don t mind if business takes a little longer to conduct and includes a long lunch a... Read more →
    Here in Acadiana, one of the things we value is tradition. By that we mean not just Cajun and Creole culture, but the old fashioned ways of doing things. We don t mind if business takes a little longer to conduct and includes a long lunch a... Read more →

  • Hollywood Southwest - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Hollywood Southwest - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 4 Oct 2017 Duration: 28:30
    Over the last couple of years we ve had to deal with the fallout from big changes in the oil business. We have been far less battered by equally cataclysmic changes in the film business. If you haven t been keeping up, here s the thumbnail ... Read more →
    Over the last couple of years we ve had to deal with the fallout from big changes in the oil business. We have been far less battered by equally cataclysmic changes in the film business. If you haven t been keeping up, here s the thumbnail ... Read more →

  • Gone Fishin' - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
    Gone Fishin' - Out to Lunch - It's Acadiana
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    Published: 20 Sep 2017 Duration: 28:00
    According to the United States Geological Survey, 71 of the Earth s surface is water. And 96 of that in other words, almost all of it is ocean. Seeing most of the planet is ocean, you might wonder why it s called "Earth" at all. In theory, ... Read more →
    According to the United States Geological Survey, 71 of the Earth s surface is water. And 96 of that in other words, almost all of it is ocean. Seeing most of the planet is ocean, you might wonder why it s called "Earth" at all. In theory, ... Read more →

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