This Is The Place

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

Matt Meeks

Mickey Parks

Latest Episode

Thoughtful Tiki Robots

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

Beets, Cheerwine and Frosé

Matt and Mickey spare over the merits of Deviled Eggs, Beets, Cheerwine and Frosé, a classic debate. Discussions on Saint Stephens, STK and Liberty Commons take place.
Posted: Tue April 9, 2019

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
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