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It’s Baton Rouge: Out to Lunch

Hosted by: Stephanie Riegel
OUT TO LUNCH finds Baton Rouge Business Report Editor Stephanie Riegel combining her hard news journalist skills and food background: conducting business over lunch. Baton Rouge has long had a storied history of politics being conducted over meals, now the Capital Region has an equivalent culinary home for business: Mansur’s. Each week Stephanie holds court over lunch at Mansur’s and invites members of the Baton Rouge business community to join her. You can also hear the show on WRKF 89.3FM.


That Was IBM, This is Now – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Though Louisiana isn’t known for its tech community, Silicon Bayou has produced some pretty impressive tech companies over the years. One of the most impressive is a nationwide industry...

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The Wedding Show – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

In 2018, the U.S. wedding industry was worth an estaimted $75 Billion. The average wedding set the happy couple, or their parents, back by a whopping $44,000. That’s nearly...

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Education 2019 – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Although we all agree that education is the key to success in so many areas of life, getting an education isn’t as straightforward and easy as we’d like. That’s...

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Crime – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Crime is one of the biggest problems facing Baton Rouge at the moment.  In 2017, the city had one of the highest murder rates on a per capita basis...

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Building A Better Oyster – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Seafood is something we do well here in south Louisiana. We’re fortunate to be blessed with an abundance of mollusks, crustaceans and fin fish that not only keep our...

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The Ever-Changing Healthcare Local Landscape – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

The rising cost of health care is one of the biggest challenges facing Americans today. Between 1996 and 2015, health care spending in the United States rose over a...

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Capital Region Conscious Capitalism – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Conscious capitalism has become a popular buzzword around the country. It refers to companies and businesspeople who are about more than making money – they’re about making a difference....

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XZ: Xenetech Zuelke – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Here in Baton Rouge we really think of ourselves as a big small town, where everybody knows everybody else. And Baton Rouge circles do tend to overlap, particualry in...

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Senior Moments – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

In just 10 years, America will cross an important demographic threshold: all of the country’s Baby Boomers will be 65 or older. This will expand the size of the...

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Visit Baton Rouge – Out to Lunch – It’s Baton Rouge

Living in the shadows of New Orleans, one of the great tourist destinations of the country, if not the world, Baton Rouge isn’t typically thought of as a hot...

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