Restaurant Fiction reviews the fictional restaurants, fictional bars, and fictional clubs featured in TV & Film and talks to the writers, directors, producers, executives and other talent who had a major hand in them.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Paddy's Pub with Matt Ryan
Paddy's Pub is the fictional dive bar in the long-running FX show, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Cinematographer and Director of Photography Matt Ryan breaks down the iconic fictional bar and dive bars in general.
Undateable's Black Eyes Bar with Ryan Kemp
Undateable is a TV show on NBC. Black Eyes Bar is the fictional Detroit bar from Undateable. Ryan Kemp is a writer from Undateable and talks all things Black Eyes Bar and writing.
Road House's The Double Deuce with Rowdy Herrington
The Double Deuce is the fictional bar featured in the 80s action film, Road House with Patrick Swayze. Restaurant Fiction reviews the fictional bar with Road House's director, Rowdy Herrington.
Martin Scorcese's After Hours Terminal Bar with Maggie Mackay
The Terminal Bar is the fictional bar in Martin Scorcese's film, After Hours. Restaurant Fiction sits down with Vidiots Executive Director, Maggie Mackay, to review, analyze, and chat about why the Terminal Bar is the most historic fictional 1980s NYC bar of all time.
Rocko's modern life Chokey Chicken with Joe Murray
Restaurant Fiction reviews the fictional restaurant, Chokey Chicken. It's featured in the Nickelodeon and Netflix TV show and film, Rocko's Modern Life. Restaurant Fiction talks to the show's creator, Joe Murray all the way in Belgium. We break down the genesis of the name and deep dive into the evolution of Chokey Chicken.
American Beauty's Mr. Smiley's with Producer Dan Jinks
The fictional restaurant in the 1999 Best Picture winner, American Beauty, is Mr. Smiley's. Producer Dan Jinks joins Restaurant Fiction to talk all things Mr. Smiley's as well as his other works: Pushing Daisies, Milk, Big Fish.