This Is The Place

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

Words You Don’t Want to Hear Together: Highly Elevated Honky-Tonk

Twelve Thirty Club, Sonny's Patio and Pub, Otto's and a controversial chat on Old Nashville
Posted: Thu April 22, 2021

The Mysterious Allure of Focaccia

Discussions on 5th and Broadway, Epice, St Vito's Focacciaria, Shotgun Willie's, Tailgate Brewery and even Guy Fieri.
Posted: Fri March 19, 2021

All the Patina and Charm You Need

Mickey Parks returns to discuss WNXP and a lengthy list of worthwhile destinations from all over the city.
Posted: Thu February 18, 2021

Getting it To Go

BeHive Deli, Toto's BBQ Express, Eastland Cafe, Roberta's Pizza, East Side Bahn Mi, safety in pods and loads more.
Posted: Fri January 22, 2021

Don’t Microwave the Fried Calamari

After a quick bite at Banh Mi and Roll Plus, we talk Mother's Ruin, Ladybird Taco and start a new segment about music recommendations.
Posted: Thu December 10, 2020

Good Feelings Prevail

Sunflower Cafe, Jaspers, a fried pickle debate and a love of gimmicky food.
Posted: Wed November 18, 2020

Don’t Gussy Up Your Grits

Matt tries Heart's, Michael tries Hawker's and the both go all in on Coneheads.
Posted: Fri October 23, 2020

The Transformative Powers of Co-fermented Wine

This Is The Place returns after a long, sensible, hiatus. This episode we discuss Lou, Haggs & Ornette Bread, Rosemary, BeHive and numerous other locations that have been [...]
Posted: Thu October 8, 2020

Thoughtful Tiki Robots

Van Dyke Bed & Beverage, Easy 8, Mane & Rye, Waldo's Chicken & Beer, Geist, Chopper
Posted: Wed June 26, 2019

The Nashville Hotel Boom

Mickey shines a light on the Nashville Hotel scene, proving that these establishments are more than just a place to sleep.
Posted: Tue May 28, 2019

Dive Bar Tour, Round Three

Dive Bars, Round 3: West Side Edition. The Villager vs The Centennial vs The Nations vs Betty's.
Posted: Tue May 14, 2019

What’s a Bar without Whiskey?

Over morning donuts, Matt and Mickey discuss Pemrose, PJ's Coffee, Emmy Squared and a deep look at Pelican & Pig. Matt gets furious about ribs.
Posted: Tue April 30, 2019