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"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday. Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene." -Max & Matt

"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday. Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene." -Max & Matt
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"Our intention is to create a behind-the-scenes conversation between industry professionals. Whether we are speaking with an advanced level sommelier about their wine program or a chef about breaking down an entire pig, we just want the conversation to be real, unedited and honest. The food and beverage world is a unique industry, and North Carolina's food scene is growing everyday. Take a listen. We hope to entertain, teach and inspire while offering some specific information about the NC food scene." -Max & Matt

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@NCFBPOD

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English

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919-710-2492


Episodes

Episode 72 - Benny's Big Time with Vivian Howard & Ben Knight

12/6/2017
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Out to the coast we traveled, (that’s right, Wilmington, North Carolina) to find out what’s new with Co- Tar heel of the Year Mrs. Vivian “High Rent/Big Time/The Viver” Howard & her man at arms Mr. Ben aka Benny “Big Time” Knight. Max and Matt vetted Benny’s Big Time Pizzeria and made sure the coast was clear for you to visit. https://www.facebook.com/bennysbigtime/ This Pizzeria is appropriately named; everything about it is truly Big Time! We found out this project was a Ben does and...

Duration: 00:46:13


Episode 71 - Hallyburton Pottery

11/29/2017
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Creating with your hands is almost as sexy as that scene from Ghost with Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze. Who knew that local North Carolina clay, a stove on steroids (aka a kiln) and one brain researcher could be so damn cool? I’ll tell you who did, TV’s John May and bad ass chef Mike Lee of M Sushi, M Koko and soon to be M Taco. Those two culinary titans recognized that the dinnerware of Matt Hallyburton could showcase their food in a fervently stylish but useful way that no other plates had...

Duration: 00:50:35


Episode 70 - Lassiter Distilling Company

11/21/2017
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Rich molasses and sweet unrefined sugar is how you make rum, a new lifestyle and a fortune. Well, maybe not the fortune part at least not financially but spiritually, scientifically and flavorfully the Lassiter’s are building a fortune! Rebecca and Gentry Lassiter have a fresh and intellectual spin on how to build a business and market a spirit. Artistic latitude, “Distill My Heart,” from Redboot Stills, Iowa and the white oak from Blackwater barrel in South Carolina is what differentiates...

Duration: 01:12:37


Episode 69 - Author/Butcher Meredith Leigh

11/15/2017
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Fascinating is not often a word you associate with a butcher, but that's Meredith Leigh. http://www.mereleighfood.com Meredith is not only fascinating, she’s a bad ass butcher, a writer and most importantly a thoughtful human being. This is the story of how a vegetarian ends up seeing the other side of meat, or in other words ethical meat. In this episode we learned how you can DIY butchering at home with sub primal meats such as the “Chuck Eye Roll,” “The Craft and Poetry of Curing Meat at...

Duration: 01:02:48


Episode 68 - Marc Jacksina of Order/Fire TV

11/8/2017
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These spoken words will take you higher as you understand the inner thoughts from the host of https://orderfire.tv. Learn how chefs elevate and create, whether it’s on television or in a kitchen, Marc Jacksina is always thinkin’. Marc dishes on slam poetry, Charlotte and work life balance, with this man’s work ethic, he could probably do as many push-ups as Jack Palance. The city slick is in him but he sure knows how to pick em’, produce, veggies, meat or fish listen up because Marc has...

Duration: 00:44:31


Episode 67 - Lionel Vatinet of La Farm Bakery

11/6/2017
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The secret to great bread making is fermentation. Master baker Lionel Vatinet of La Farm bakery in Cary divulged that secret and many others in the latest episode. We get the skinny on why and how Lionel became a master baker. Also, Matt finally gets a legitimate answer as to why French bread is superior to all others. Why does a French Master Baker end up in Cary, North Carolina? Lionel honed his craft from the age of 16 in the bread guild (aka Les Compagnon des Devoir) and one of the key...

Duration: 01:02:16


Episode 66 - Quit your job & open up a brewery - Birdsong Brewery

11/1/2017
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Episode 66 - Birdsong Brewing with Chris Goulet Quit your job, open up a neighborhood brewery and completely geek out on beer! That’s what Tara and Chris Goulet did. If you accept this mission and are as smart and enthusiastic as Chris, you too within 5 years will have a 17,000 square foot facility and 30 barrel brewhouse to make any damn beer you please! Especially beers named after the band Rush. Chris brews up all kinds of knowledge and thought on #craftbeer. Birdsong is based on a...

Duration: 00:54:27


Episode 65 - Maximilian Kast of Broadbent Selections

10/26/2017
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Episode 65 - Maximilian Kast of Broadbent Selections Journey from Montana to Pittsboro North Carolina with Advanced Sommelier Maximillian Kast. Max enlightens the NC F&B Pod on what it’s like to work at the 5 diamond Forbes award winning property, the Fearrington House. Max also shared why he chose to leave the Fearrington house after 10 years and go to the “dark side,” AKA sales and marketing side of wines with Broadbent Selections. http://www.broadbent.com We also get a glimpse of what...

Duration: 01:10:33


Episode 64 - Grand Tasting TerraVita 2017

10/23/2017
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Episode 67 - Grand Tasting TerraVita 2017 Were you unable to make it to Terra Vita this year? No worries, Max & Matt have you covered. We did everything, including eat for you. Take a listen to hear highlights from the “premier culinary event in the Southeast.” We help “spread the gospel of sustainable food and drink,” through the stories of award-winning chefs, authors, educators, producers and farmers. The line up went like this: Jamie Swofford- “I grow, forage, and find ingredients for...

Duration: 00:58:06


Episode 63 - SmashWaffles

10/18/2017
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We #GetSmashed with the gents from Smash Waffle! Justin Cox waffles biggest hero and Hunter Harrison waffles biggest “fanboi” are teeming with entrepreneurial enthusiasm. We riffed on the origin of the “Belgian Liege Waffle,” and why their recipe is crisp on the outside and pleasantly doughy on the inside. Waffles are not just for breakfast anymore, they are for lunch, dinner, dessert and a late night snack. This episode will make you hungry at anytime of the day. Pretty soon you will be...

Duration: 01:06:23


Episode 62 - euphoria Greenville 2017 Pit-masters Sam Jones, Southern Smoke, Home Team BBQ & more

10/11/2017
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Episode 62 - euphoria Greenville, SC 2017 We took full advantage of the invite to euphoria Greenville by speaking with some of the best pit-masters in North & South Carolina. Sam Jones of http://www.skylightinnbbq.com Matthew Register of http://southernsmokebbqnc.com Aaron Siegel & Taylor Garrigan of http://hometeambbq.com We kick off the show with Charlotte culinary legend, Bruce Moffett ofhttp://moffettrestaurantgroup.com (Barrington's Stagioni & Good Food on Montford) We speak with up...

Duration: 01:53:30


Episode 61 - Cappie Peete Chapman of AC Restaurants

10/4/2017
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Episode 61 - Cappie Peete Chapman of www.ACRestaurants.com They call her “The Young Gun Somm,” and this episode with Cappie Peete Chapman is a blaze of glory. We discuss her origins in the wine world all the way back to being a South Carolina Gamecock, to eventually learning how to run beverage programs for James Beard Award winning chef Sean Brock when she was at McCrady’s in Charleston, SC. Cappie has come full circle back to her native North Carolina when another James Beard award...

Duration: 00:58:36


Episode 60 - Sanctuary Vineyards with Inez Ribustello

9/28/2017
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Episode 60 - Sanctuary Vineyards with Inez Ribustello We took the show on the road to the Tarboro Brewing Company (tarborobrewingcompany.com) where renowned Sommelier Inez (AKA Inie) Ribustello introduced us to Sanctuary Vineyards (sanctuaryvineyards.com) of Currituck, John Wright the owner/vineyard manger and Casey Matthews the winemaker. We sat down, not only taste their wines, but to get schooled on the history of their specific piece of land on the outer banks of North Carolina. We...

Duration: 01:05:43


The Return of Lambstock - Clark Barlowe & The KUDU Grill - Episode 3 of 3

9/21/2017
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Episode 3 - Clark Barlowe & the KUDU Grills of Lambstock We brought the team to Border Springs Farm in Patrick Springs, VA for the 8th year of Lambstock; a chef-inspired, invite-only, event that happens every 2nd weekend of August. As a podcast that primarily focuses on the food & beverage industry of North Carolina, we traveled up to Virginia for a unique experience that is known to many in the restaurant industry. No money exchanges hands. It's a collective of like-minded people bringing...

Duration: 00:55:57


Lambstock 'Liquification' (Matthew Bettinger, Brittanny Anderson, Kristel Poole & Brian LoRusso)

9/19/2017
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Episode 2 - The Liquification of Lambstock We focus on the drinks at Lambstock by starting with our GM of the NC F&Bar, Matthew Bettinger of C.Grace Raleigh, NC & Sidebar, Cary, NC. Later, we talk with the ladies from Virginia, Chef Brittanny Anderson (Metzger Bar + Butchery & Brenner Pass) & GM of the VA Bar Kristel Poole of Graffiato. Lastly, we finish up with former guest, Bartender of Dogwoods Southern Table in Charlotte, Brian 'The Hammer' LoRusso. Sponsors: The CurEat App (Steve...

Duration: 00:45:41


Episode 56 - TerraVita Fest with Colleen Minton

9/14/2017
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Episode 56 - TerraVita Fest with Colleen Minton http://www.terravitafest.com #terravita2017 Listen to the Founder & Director of the TerraVita Festival. Celebrating its eighth year, TerraVita has grown into a multi-day celebration that brings together top chefs, food artisans, sommeliers, baristas, brewers, educators, distillers, cookbook authors and industry luminaries from across the Southeast to celebrate culinary excellence and sustainability in food and drink. Purchase tickets:...

Duration: 00:55:34


Episode 55 - A Chef's Life Premiere Party Show

9/11/2017
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Episode 55 - A Chef's Life Premiere Party with Vivian Howard Both Max & Matt ventured to Durham, NC to the 21c Hotel https://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/durham/ to host the After-Party Podcast with members from the Emmy Award Winning PBS Show, A Chef's Life. Season 5 will premiere Oct. 5th but we have the behind-the-scenes conversation with Chef Vivian Howard, Farmer Warren Brothers, ex-Chef de Cuisines John May & Brian Kaderavek, Sous Chef/Food Truck Driver Casey Atwater and batting cleanup,...

Duration: 01:04:43


Episode 54 - The Wine Forum @BevCon 4 of 4

9/7/2017
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Our last installment from BevCon in Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: Sommelier, Winemaker and Designer André Hueston Mack. Wednesday: Beverage Director of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Melissa Davis Thursday: Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick Friday: Wine Forum with: Pax Mahle - Winemaker of Pax...

Duration: 01:13:35


Episode 53 - Fred Minnick @BevCon 3 of 4

9/7/2017
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We took the show on the road to Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: Sommelier, Winemaker and Designer André Hueston Mack. Wednesday: Beverage Director of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Melissa Davis Thursday: Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick Friday: Wine Forum with: Pax Mahle - Winemaker of Pax...

Duration: 01:04:36


Episode 52 - Melissa Davis of the Staplehouse ATL @BevCon 2 of 4

9/5/2017
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We took the show on the road to Charleston, South Carolina where we met with some of the best in the food and beverage business. From all of our experiences and interviews, we decided it would be best to release multiple episodes this week. Tuesday: Sommelier, Winemaker and Designer André Hueston Mack. Wednesday: Beverage Director of Atlanta's Staplehouse, Melissa Davis Thursday: Wall Street Journal best-selling author Fred Minnick Friday: Wine Forum with: Pax Mahle - Winemaker of Pax...

Duration: 00:39:09

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