It’s Acadiana: Out To Lunch

Hosted by: Christiaan Mader
OUT TO LUNCH finds Editor of nonprofit news outlet The Current, Christiaan Mader, conducting business Acadiana style: over lunch. Each week Christiaan 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.


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Gelato Cocktail

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