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Hospitality industry veterans, Max Trujillo and Matthew Weiss, get behind the scenes of North Carolina's burgeoning food and beverage culture. Hear from local chefs, sommelier's, distillers, farmers, brewers and the whole lot of them in the NC F&B podcast. 

"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

Aug 22, 2019

How do I get Ice cream into my liquor? Or," I'm done eating, I want something sweet, I want one more drink, I don't have any after dinner drinks," Proof Ice Cream solves all your first world problems! Listen into the CEO and former Gamecock's basketball star Jen Randall Collins tell her story of creating this wonderful...

Aug 15, 2019

"I took braised short rib, added pork belly, fried it and added mashed potatoes!" That dish was the decadent side of Chef Daniel Schurr, but what makes him genuine is his Class, precision and dedication to making his restaurant the the best place you can dine.

Chef Daniel doesn't need to be known, but he wants you...

Aug 8, 2019

For years anybody who owned land or a restaurant or a bar in Raleigh wanted to get their hands on the space atop Boylan Street. Chris Borresson (aka Cap'n Redbeard, aka Magic maker) and his wife Sara Abernethy were not in Raleigh and did not seek this potential pot of gold that sat atop the Boylan Bridge. However,...

Aug 1, 2019

In this episode we learn about  sneaking booze into Iraq, banana curry cocktails and why Whistle Pig 15yr and Old Weller Antique 107 are floating Mike Stojic and Maleah Christie's boat. We get into some heavy vetting... of cocktails that is. We also eat booze filled ice cream and discuss why Johnson County and...

Jul 25, 2019

Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune (I.E. State controlled liquor) or to take arms against a sea of troubles.
And, by opposing them, we go down the the arduous road of privatization. This is the conundrum, it is not all roses with a free market, there will be growing...