This is the Place
Mickey Parks / Matt Meeks / We Own This Town
Exploring the ever growing, and shrinking, bar and restaurant scene in Nashville, TN.
Deluxe Breakfast Bars
Nov 19 2021
Deluxe Breakfast Bars
The Dutch, Audrey, Authentik, Etc and a quick note about Shoney's.
Nov 19 2021
The Silent Clanking of a Knife and Fork
Matt and Mickey discuss Big Bad Breakfast, Wendell Smith's, Elegy Coffee, Burger & Co and the Third Man Records Blue Room Bar.
Oct 7 2021
Get There Before It Gets Past You
Kisser, Alebrije, 5th and Broadway
Aug 27 2021
Freewheeling Recommendations and High Controversy
Matt, Mickey and Michael are all together in one room and providing freewheeling recommendations and more than a dash of controversy throughout the episode.
Jul 23 2021
The Oppression of Nashville Hot Chicken Fusion
A fired up conversation about Nashville Hot Chicken Fusion followed by some praise of Mama Yang and Daughter, Clawsonâ€™s Seitan, 60 Vines, NVR NVR, Geist and some musical choices.
May 28 2021
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
Apr 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.
Mar 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.
Feb 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.
Jan 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.
Dec 10 2020
1 hr 2 mins
Good Feelings Prevail
Sunflower Cafe, Jaspers, a fried pickle debate and a love of gimmicky food.
Nov 18 2020
Don’t Gussy Up Your Grits
Matt tries Heart's, Michael tries Hawker's and the both go all in on Coneheads.
Oct 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 keeping us sane.
Oct 8 2020
Thoughtful Tiki Robots
Van Dyke Bed & Beverage, Easy 8, Mane & Rye, Waldo's Chicken & Beer, Geist, Chopper
Jun 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.
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.
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.
Apr 30 2019
Beets, Cheerwine and FrosÃ©
Matt and Mickey spare over the merits of Deviled Eggs, Beets, Cheerwine and FrosÃ©, a classic debate. Discussions on Saint Stephens, STK and Liberty Commons take place.
Apr 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 house and the unique community meal experience from The Humble Table.
Mar 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. From there, they share their dining experiences with the “New American” offerings of Hathorne and the Indian Street Food of Chaatable; two very different offerings that both end up being […]
Mar 5 2019