76 episodes

Take a peek behind the hospitality industry curtain with hosts Jeff Burkhart (Marin IJ’s Barfly; Best Column in California, 2021) and Kevin Blum (editor for the Marin County entertainment portal: the Marin Dish) as they are joined by industry professionals (chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs), and the media professionals who cover them - columnists, editors, influencers. Live, learn, and laugh your way through each episode. (As seen in Marin Magazine and the NY Times!).

Barfly Podcast Jeff Burkhart

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Take a peek behind the hospitality industry curtain with hosts Jeff Burkhart (Marin IJ’s Barfly; Best Column in California, 2021) and Kevin Blum (editor for the Marin County entertainment portal: the Marin Dish) as they are joined by industry professionals (chefs, bartenders and restaurateurs), and the media professionals who cover them - columnists, editors, influencers. Live, learn, and laugh your way through each episode. (As seen in Marin Magazine and the NY Times!).

    Season Four: Tonya Pitts, award winning sommelier at One Market

    Season Four: Tonya Pitts, award winning sommelier at One Market

    We welcome Tonya Pitts, Wine Enthusiast's Best Sommelier/Wine director of 2022 to talk wine, wine service and One Market's new menu

    • 19 min
    Season Four: Donna Seymour of Cucina SA

    Season Four: Donna Seymour of Cucina SA

    Donna Seymour of San Anselmo's Cucina joins us to discuss Italian cocktail, outdoor dining and the San Anselmo dining scene 

    • 15 min
    Season Four: Clay Walker of Gott's Roadside

    Season Four: Clay Walker of Gott's Roadside

    We welcome Clay Walker, President of Gott's Roadside, to talk Frosé, fine wine, LeBron James and fast casual dining at the place that always has a line down the block

    • 24 min
    Season Four: Munther Massarweh of Rickey's, the Speakeasy, and the Boardroom

    Season Four: Munther Massarweh of Rickey's, the Speakeasy, and the Boardroom

    We chat with Chef Munther Massarweh, about Rickey's in Novato, as well as his newer projects; the Boardroom and Speakeasy. Two new concepts where he explores the Frank Sinatra "Rat Pack" era in food and in cocktails.

    • 17 min
    Season Four: Nish Nadaraja, former employee #6 at Yelp!

    Season Four: Nish Nadaraja, former employee #6 at Yelp!

    We welcome Nish Nadaraja, former Yelp! Employee #6, to talk about the state of user generated reviews, from the outside looking in.  

    • 27 min
    Season Four: Mimi Towle and Nikki Wood of Local Getaways magazine, Part 2

    Season Four: Mimi Towle and Nikki Wood of Local Getaways magazine, Part 2

    Mimi Towle and Nikki Wood of Local Getaways magazine join us to discuss the 2022 "Getties:  Best of the Bay Area" and other assorted topics.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Red LegaLaude ,

Funny and Insightful!

Jeff and his guests are funny and provide good insight into the restaurant dining and drinking experience. Thank you for an entertaining roadmap to my next night out!

morrisabroad ,

Funny and insightful

They know their stuff and they make you feel like a fly on the wall watching two longtime friends diving into the ups and downs of the bar trade

callantini ,

Great!!

Fantastic podcast! Jeff really knows what he’s talking about after all these years in the business. One of my favorite podcasts!

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