This Is The Place

Hosts Mickey Parks and Matt Meeks discuss the ever growing bar and restaurant scene in Nashville, TN.

Toulouse-Lautrec in the Supply Closet

Mickey and Matt anticipate the upcoming Jackalope Summer Beer revivival and the MakerReady Bar Lautrec experience before diving into their experiences at the new Ketner coffee [...]
Posted: Mon March 25, 2019

The Joyful Hour

In this episode, Mickey and Matt divulge some of their favorite pizza spots around town; including Bella Napoli Pizzeria, Lockeland Table and, surprisingly, Tailgate Brewery. [...]
Posted: Tue March 5, 2019

Second Round Dive Bar Tour

In this episode, four of the finest East Side watering holes are scored to determine which covers all necessary criteria to win the prize of Best Neighborhood Dive Bar.
Posted: Tue February 19, 2019

Tradition Over Trend with Chopper’s Mike Wolf

Mickey sits down with one of the owners of forthcoming Tiki Bar C H O P P E R, Mike Wolf to to discuss his history, his garden secrets for making a great drink and the [...]
Posted: Tue February 5, 2019

Warm Olives Were the Right Decision

Discussions around Stay Golden, Liberty Common, The Ainsworth, Green Pheasant and Lyra
Posted: Tue January 22, 2019

The Coziness Level is at 11

The Scorecard introduction and looks at Urban Cowboy Parlour Bar, East Nashville Korean spot Babo and modern diner Mockingbird.
Posted: Tue January 8, 2019

Coffee House vs Coffee Shop

After the lengthy run of the previous episode, Mickey and Matt return with a couple of quick reviews and selections worth your time. Mickey discovers that an Atlanta favorite, [...]
Posted: Tue December 4, 2018

Inaugural Neighborhood Dive Bar Tour

PART ONE of a multi-part series that we plan to revisit from time to time: the best of Neighborhood Bars (also known as "Dive Bars" - if you're feeling a bit derogatory).
Posted: Tue November 20, 2018

Bastion: Upholding Particular Principles

Matt and Mickey take us through the full dining experience at Strategic Hospitality's Bastion, tucked away in Wedgewood Houston.
Posted: Tue November 6, 2018

8: Artisanal Toast, It’s A Thing

With the release of the Nashville Scene Best of 2018 Issue, Mickey and Matt size up the Critic's and Audience Picks.
Posted: Tue October 23, 2018

7: Playing Q-Bert, Listening to Abracadabra

Matt and Mickey wade into dangerous territory by daring to discuss preferred pizza types.
Posted: Thu October 11, 2018

6: A Reason to Show Up and Go

The duo spends a great deal of time talking about the superb experiences they've had at Greko, Tempo, the new Tailgate Brewery location and the latest Tandy Wilson undertaking [...]
Posted: Tue September 25, 2018